Primula sinensis

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Primula sinensis
Primula sinensis RHS.jpeg
Primula sinensis, a hand-coloured engraving from John Lindley's Collectanea botanica (1821) of a plant both named and drawn by Lindley
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Primula
Species: P. sinensis
Binomial name
Primula sinensis
Sabine ex Lindley, Coll. Bot. t. 7. 1821. non Loureiro (1790).[1]

Auganthus praenitens Link
Oscaria chinensis Lilja
Primula mandarina Hoffmannsegg
P. praenitens Ker Gawler
P. semperflorens Loiseleur-Deslongchamps ex Steudel
P. sertulosa Kickx f.
Primulidium sinense (Sabine ex Lindley) Spach.

Primula sinensis, the Chinese primrose or 藏报春 (zang bao chun) in Chinese, is a plant species in the genus Primula.

Primulin is an anthocyanin found in P. sinensis.[2]