Edinburgh Journal of Botany

Articles

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY SPECIES OF PRIMULA (PRIMULACEAE) FROM CHINA

C. M. Hua1 and G. Haoa2

a1 South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650, China.

a2 College of Life Sciences, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China. E-mail for correspondence: haogang@scau.edu.cn

Abstract

A new species, Primula fenghwaiana C.M.Hu & G.Hao (Primulaceae), from Yunnan, China, is described and illustrated. Primula petelotii W.W.Sm., a species previously known only from one collection from Vietnam, is for the first time found in China. An addendum to the description for this incompletely known species is given.

(Received December 23 2010)

(Accepted March 14 2011)

(Online publication June 14 2011)