Definition of Primula sinensis

1. Noun. Cultivated Asiatic primrose.

Exact synonyms: Chinese Primrose
Generic synonyms: Primrose, Primula

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primula Sinensis

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Primitive Irish
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Primitive Methodists
Primorsky Krai
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Primula elatior
Primula polyantha
Primula sinensis
Primula veris
Primula vulgaris
Primus stove
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Literary usage of Primula sinensis

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1. The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species by Charles Darwin (1888)
"... some utterly barren, some fertile— Oxalis, transmission of form to the legitimate and illegitimate seedlings—primula sinensis, illegitimate offspring in ..."

2. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1867)
"Very large flowers brilliant rosy-crimson, large, and finely fringed; splendid, ... .50 PRIMULA sinensis flore pleno. Double prize varieties. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Wild form of primula sinensis, as it grows at Ichang, China. greenhouses. ... primula sinensis was intro. into England from Chinese gardens in 1820, ..."

4. Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual by Maxwell Tylden Masters (1869)
"Brongniart has described some malformations of primula sinensis in which the ovules were transformed wholly or partially into small leaves with three to ..."

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