Origin of primula
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I send by this post a paper on Primula, which may interest you.
I should like to hear your case of the Primula: is it certainly propagated by seed?
If you can answer this I should be glad; it bears on my Primula work.More Letters of Charles Darwin
Cases in point are those of the primula flowers and the Andalusian fowls.Mendelism</p>
Reginald Crundall Punnett
In more sunny places a Primula and Androsace were in full flower.Western Himalaya and Tibet</p>
- any primulaceous plant of the N temperate genus Primula, having white, yellow, pink, or purple funnel-shaped flowers with five spreading petals: includes the primrose, oxlip, cowslip, and polyanthus
C18: New Latin, from Medieval Latin prīmula (vēris) little first one (of the spring)
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