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any plant of the genus Androsace, of the primrose family, having basal leaves and white or reddish flowers.
Historical Examples

In another part grew an androsace with two drooping flowers.
Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn

In more sunny places a Primula and androsace were in full flower.
Western Himalaya and Tibet Thomas Thomson

Wild flowers had also begun to vegetate: a violet was in flower on the banks of streamlets, as well as a Primula and an androsace.
Western Himalaya and Tibet Thomas Thomson


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