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Primula  petiolaris Wall.  sect. Petiolares 
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Primula  petiolaris Wall.  sect. Petiolares
SynonymsPrimula tridentata D.Don
Territory Indian SubcontinentEast Himalaya, (Sikkim)IndiaNepal
thickets and woods
Altitude2400-4500m
Description leaves spathulate, tapered to winged petiole, 3-15cm long, flowers 15-20mm, in sessile umbel, floral pedicels 2-5cm long, petals dentate
Size5-10cm
Colorlilac, pink
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in spring just as young growth commences
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