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18. Primula minutissima Jacquem. ex Duby in DC., Prodr. 8:42. 1844. in Mem. Soc. Phys. Hist. Nat. Geneve 10: t. 1, f. 3.1844; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 3:494.1882, excluding var. spathulata Watt in J. Roy. Hort. Soc. 29:305.1904; W.W. Smith & H.R. Fletcher in Trans. Roy. Soc. Edinb. 33 (3):238.1942.


  • Primula heydei Watt

    A caespitose mat forming stoloniferous plant. Leaves 6–9(–11) x 1.5–2.5 mm, lanceolate, serrate, under surface farinose, glabrate at length, the farina of a yellow colour. Scape absent or from 0.5–4 cm long, up to 6 cm in fruit, (1-) 2–5-flowered. Bracts 2, lanceolate, dilated at the base, 2-2.5 mm long, exceeding the pedicel. Flowers heteromorphic, pink to pink-purple. Calyx 2-2.5 mm long, campanulate, up to 3 mm in fruit, glabrous, lobe margin glandulose. Corolla tube 6–9 mm long, exceeding the calyx; limb up to 12 mm broad, lobes 3.5–4 x 3.5 mm, obcordate, throat exannulate, yellow. Ovary subglobose. Style 1.5 mm long (in thrum-eyed flowers). Capsule ovoid, included in calyx. Seeds less than 1 mm long, ovoid-angular, brown, vesiculose.

    Fl. Per.: June–July.

    Holotype: Ghauti, flowers rose, Jacquemont 1537 (Photo P! iso. G!).

    Distribution: N.W. & W. Himalaya, W. & C. Nepal.


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