Primula erosa Wall., Numer. List 611 1829. (syn: Primula denticulata var. erosa Duby); 
Nepal, Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh) as per Catalogue of Life;

Primula erosa (Wall. ex Duby) Regel : 6 posts by 3 authors. 9 correct images- around 750 kb each.

Location: Ghandruki, Kaski Dt.
Date: 23 March 2019
Elevation: 2079 m.
Habit : Wild 

Please ignore image 0900.


Thanks for forwarding these images. Yes, we are calling this Primula erosa for the time being. As you can tell, this species looks very like a small Primula denticulata, in fact it has been called P. denticulata var. erosa at one time.

It is distinguished by not having basal bud scales at flowering time. Supposedly it also has short pedicels (flower stalks) but this is actually not supported by all the type herbarium sheets. The type location is Kumaon (Uttarakhand).
It is very difficult to tell these plants from small forms of P. denticulata which are found in the same area. 

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