Primula verticillata Forssk.

First published in Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.: 42 (1775)
This name is a synonym of Evotrochis verticillata

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps. [Cited as Primula verticillata.]
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Primula verticillata.]
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Primula verticillata.]

Kew Species Profiles

  • Alyemeni, M.N., Hassan, S. & Wijaya, L. (2010). Some observations on Saudi medicinal plants of veterinary importance. J. Med. Plants Res. 4: 2298-2304.
  • Cullen, J. et al. (eds) (1997). The European Garden Flora, Volume V. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Digby, L. (1912). The cytology of Primula kewensis and of other related Primula hybrids. Ann. Bot. 26: 357-388 (with Plates XLI-XLIV).
  • Hooker, W.J. (1828). Primula verticillata. Curtis’s Bot. Mag. 55: t. 2842.
  • Huxley, A., Griffiths, M. & Levy, M. (eds) (1992). The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, Vol. 3 (L to Q). Macmillan Reference Ltd, London.
  • Mabberley, D.J. (2008). Mabberley’s Plant-book: A Portable Dictionary of Plants, their Classification and Uses, 3rd Edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Phillips, R. & Rix, M. (1998). Conservatory and Indoor Plants, Volume 2. Pan Books Ltd, London.
  • Richards, J. (2002). Primula. Batsford Ltd, London.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (2008) Seed Information Database (SID). Version 7.1.
  • Stearn, W.T. (2000). Botanical Latin, 4th Edition. David & Charles, Devon.

Other Data

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