This member of the
Primulaceae family was given this name by Pierre
Edmond Boissier & Theodor Heinrich Hermann von Heldreich
1849. It is found in the dry forests of the
Taurus Mountains of southern Anatolia, Turkey. It grows in a rather
rich but well drained soil with some water during the winter and
none at summer time. The caudex can grow to seven centimetres, the
flowers are from white to pink, and occurs in the late autumn,
before the leaves.
is a winter grower.