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Primula  obtusifolia Royle  sect. Nivales 
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Primula  obtusifolia Royle  sect. Nivales
SynonymsPrimula traillii Balf.f.
Territory Indian SubcontinentEast HimalayaNepalWest Himalaya
grassland
Altitude3000-5000m
Description leaves obovate to oblong, tapered to broadly winged petiole, glabrous, 5-15cm long, sometimes abaxially farinose, flowers 2-12, to 25mm across, in 1-3 umbels
Size10-40cm
Colorbright bluish purple
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in spring just as young growth commences
BibliographyDas Pflanzenreich (Engler) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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