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Taxon: Dodecatheon alpinum (A. Gray) Greene

Synonym of Primula tetrandra (Suksd. ex Greene) A. R. Mast & Reveal

Genus: Dodecatheon
Family: Primulaceae
Nomen number: 448128
Place of publication: Erythea 3:39. 1895
Comment: non Primula alpina Salisb. (1796), which blocks transfer of the specific epithet (Melbourne ICN Art. 11.4c)
Name verified on: 30-Jun-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 1 accession)


  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [accepts].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. [accepts].
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. [accepts].
  • Mast, A. H. & J. L. Reveal. 2007. Transfer of Dodecatheon to Primula (Primulaceae). Brittonia 59:82.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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