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19. Primula reptans Hook.f. ex Watt in J. Linn. Soc. 20:14, t. 13B. 1882. Hook. f., l.c. 494; Pax in Engler, l.c. 95; Coventry, l.c. Ser. 1, 65. Pl. 32.1923.


  • Primula stracheyi Hook.f. ex Munro

    A stoloniferous dwarf creeper, forming dense to loose mats, efarinose, glabrous to minutely puberulous. Leaves spathulate, lamina orbicular-cuneate, 2–4 mm long, lobulate; lobes obtusish, irregular, some recurved. Petiole 0.5–1.1 cm long, winged. Scape absent or up to 1.5 cm long. Flowers solitary, heteromorphic, purple-pink to violet. Bracts 2, lanceolate, 2–3 mm long, glabrous. Pedicel 2–4 mm long. Calyx campanulate; lobes 2.5 mm long, well exceeding the calyx; limb c. 13 mm broad, lobes 4–7 x 4–6 mm, emarginate, throat puberulose, exannulate, white. Style 3 mm long (in pin-eyed flowers). Capsule not seen.

    Fl. Per.: June-mid. August.

    Holotype: Burji la, 14000', Kashmir, C.B. Clarke 29843 (K! iso. E!).

    Distribution: N.W. Himalaya from Kashmir to W. & C. Nepal.

    The species forms dense mats on rocks and steep places from 4000-4300 m


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