Primula gracilipes W. G. Craib, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 6(29–30): 252 1917. ;
Himalaya to S. Tibet: East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya as per POWO;


Primula deuteronana Craib (accepted name) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8) – around 900 kb each.
Location: Pathibhara, Taplejung, Nepal
Date: 19 April 2017
Altitude: 12500 ft. 

I do not know if this is Primula deuteronana.

Primula gracilipes Craib  ??

Somehow this seems to be same as the one I had seen in Sikkim around Tsomgo Lake: efi thread

If you agree to the link then according to Dr. Chadwell this should be Primula gracilipes. It grows once the snow starts melting. Stays covered for some time under the snow.
Please check.

Yes ! Agree …


Primula sp. from Tsomgo Lake for ID.
I thought this to be Primula edgeworthii

Very good capture …, hope to find ID soon.

A fine acaulescent Primula of Petiolares Section. Closer to P. sessilis but petals are distinctly and regularly three lobed.

Primula as the name means the FIRST ONE, this plant I also observed coming out of snow gaps….
wonderful plant and at some places forming mat like structure….
I was in heaven that day nearing Sikkim-China border…..


Nice Picture …, It is Primula edgeworthii.

Primula edgeworthii (syn. P.nana) is not known from Sikkim.
I think this probably comes within Primula gracilipes which is the most frequent petiolarid in Sikkim (and Bhutan) on damp shady banks, streamsides, mossy rocks & in ravines @ 2000-4700m, flowering February to June.

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