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Taxon: Primula ×polyantha Mill.

Genus: Primula subgenus: Primula section: Primula
Family: Primulaceae subfamily: Primuloideae
Nomen number: 29671
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Primula no. 4. 1768
Comment: = P. veris × P. vulgaris
Name verified on: 03-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Aug-2005
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • false oxlip   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • polyanthus primula   (Source: Primula ed2 107,109) – English
  • trädgårdsviva   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

  • only cultivated



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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (10 October 2015)

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