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- proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Ericales — many flowering plants.
A high proportion of alpine and sub-alpine herbs in Fumariaceae, Primulaceae, Saxifragaceae, and Scrophulariaceae are endemic and several are endangered.
Scott's paper on Primulaceae was read at the Linnean Society on
Boragineae, Scrophularineae, Primulaceae, Gramineae. _] which have numerous representatives at and much below the same level in the inner ranges, and on the outer of the Western Himalaya, indicate a certain peculiarity in Sikkim.
This refers to the MS. of Scott's paper on the Primulaceae, "Linn.
In September, 1864, Darwin wrote to Asa Gray describing Scott's work on the Primulaceae as: --)