Research Paper

Primula weimingii (Primulaceae), a new species from Yunnan, China

Bin Yang, Yun-Juan Zuo, Mei Li, Dong-Li Quan, Li Wang, Shi-Shun Zhou, Gui He, Yun-Hong Tan

Published on: 06 November 2023

Page: 435 - 438

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2023.68.435


Primula weimingii Bin Yang & Y.H.Tan, a new species of Primulaceae from Yuanyang County, Yunnan Province, China, is described and illustrated. Morphological characters and phylogenetic analyses in our previous research support P. weimingii as a member of the P. sect. Obconicolisteri. Primula weimingii is characterized by having mostly creeping scape with a propagating function that terminates in a leaf rosette, carrying an umbel of 2–4 flowers, narrowly campanulate calyx, 5–7mm long, and corolla tube slightly longer than the calyx.

Keyword: Obconicolisteri, Primula obconica, Primula zhengyii, Primulaceae, Yunnan

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