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Brief Description: Herbaceous, perennial plant, with short strong rhizome and numerous roots. Leaves in rosettes, all at the base. The blade of the leaves is ovate, with serrate margins and a few short hairs on the upper surface, very hairy underneath. Hairy sprout that ends up in an umbellet consisting of 2-12 flowers. Corolla with cylindrical tube and 4-8 yellow lobes, each of which has an orange spot on the base. The fruit is capsule. It bears flowers from April until July. 
Bibliography: Εκδοτική Αθηνών 1983. Εκπαιδευτική Ελληνική Εγκυκλοπαίδεια, Τόμος 10, Φυτολογία. Αθήνα. Strid A. (ed) 1986. Mountain flora of Greece, 1. Cambridge. 
Particular Features: The rhizome of some species of genus Primula has pharmaceutical properties and was used in the past for rheumatisms and bladder diseases. Some species are also cultivated as ornamentals. 
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