oxlip definition

  • noun:
    • A Eurasian primrose (Primula elatior) having yellowish blossoms clustered in a one-sided umbel.
    • The plant Primula elatior, comparable to cowslip however with bigger, pale-yellow flowers.
    • The great cowslip (Primula veris, var. elatior).
    • The variety elatior associated with the common primrose, Primula veris, in which the limb associated with corolla is broader and flatter while the blossoms are raised on a common peduncle. By many its considered a distinct species.
    • Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel

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