Primula denticulata Sm.

 
  • Family : PRIMULACEAE
    (Primrose Or Primula Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KRISHNANEEL FAMILY (कृष्ण नील फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Primulaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Primula adenophora Blatt.; Primula aequalis Craib; Primula alta Balf.f. & Forrest; Primula cachemeriana Munro; Primula cashmeriana Carrière; Primula cyanocephala Balf.f.; Primula elata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don; Primula erosioides (Watt) Balf.f. & W.W.Sm.; Primula harsukhii Craib; Primula hoffmeisteri Klotzsch; Primula limnoica Craib; Primula paucifolia (Hook.f.) G.Watt ex Craib; Primula platycrana Craib; Primula pulcherrima Pax; Primula sinodenticulata Balf.f. & Forrest; Primula telemachica Klatt
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Primula denticulata Sm.
  • Common name : Drumstick Primrose
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Moist meadows, grassy slopes, flushes, marshy clearlngs in Oak, among shrubs, Pine and Spruce forests; 1500 - 4100 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : It is beautiful Himalayan herb with pretty purple to mauvish-blue flowers with yellowish throats.
  • Key identification features : Flowering scapes 2(--4) X as long as leaf rosette
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Rudraprayag district
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district,West Sikkim (Geyzing) district
    • West Bengal : West Bengal
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Ladakh : Ladakh
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Kashmir
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 168
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 549
    • Naithani, H.B. (1990) Flowering plants of India, Nepal, Bhutan.
    • Oleg P & Adam S (1984). Flowers of Himalaya. Oxford University Press: 244
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Primula denticulata. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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