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Correspondence
Published: 2018-09-06

Primula luteoflora (Primulaceae), a new species from Sichuan, China

CAS key Laboratory of Mountain Ecological Restoration and Bioresource Utilization, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. O. Box 416, Chengdu 610041, China
Sichuan Academy of Forestry, Chengdu 610081, China
Sichuan Academy of Forestry, Chengdu 610081, China
Sichuan Academy of Forestry, Chengdu 610081, China
CAS key Laboratory of Mountain Ecological Restoration and Bioresource Utilization, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. O. Box 416, Chengdu 610041, China
CAS key Laboratory of Mountain Ecological Restoration and Bioresource Utilization, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. O. Box 416, Chengdu 610041, China
primrose Primula epilosa Primula wawushanica Southwest China Eudicots

Abstract

Primula luteoflora, a new species of Primulaceae from Sichuan, China, is described and illustrated here. It is morphologically assigned to Primula sect. Petiolares subsect. Davidii, characterized by the leaves firmly papery or leathery, with adaxially impressed veins and reticulate veins distinctly raised abaxially. However, the new species is distinguished by its leaf size, number of lateral veins, glabrous scape, number of flowers and yellow flowers.