Primula tsariensis W.W.Sm.
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|Primula tsariensis W.W.Sm.||Edinburgh||D.G.Long May 1995|
isotype of Primula strumosa Balf.f. & R.E.Cooper var. perlata W.W.Sm. & H.R.Fletcher
Collector/Expedition: Ludlow, F. & Sherriff, G.
Collection date: 05 July 1937
Country of origin: Bhutan
Collecting locality: Rinchen (Thita Tso)
Habitat: Steep open grassy hillside on the slopes leading down to the Thita Tso.
Description: A magnificent primula covering hundreds of yards. Corolla a pale golden yellow with a large rich golden yellow eye. Flowers up to 1 &5/18ins. across. Tube paler yellow. Calyx dull red green. No farina. From one to five flowers, usually three on a scape. This primula covers closely a very large area all around the lake. Some specimens show a little farina on back of leaves, chiefly near the base.
Herbarium region: 5D (Bhutan, Sikkim & Darjeeling)