Impatiens aadishankarii Bhaskar & Sringesh

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (BALSAM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Impatiens aadishankarii Bhaskar & Sringesh (Not found in Plant List)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Discovered from Kodachadri hills of Shimoga district in Karnataka and named after the famous 'Adishankaracharya'. Found growing amidst grasslands at an altitude above 1300m.
  • Key identification features : Flowers scarlet red in colour.
  • Collector(s) Name : V. Bhaskar
  • Collection Date : 02/10/11
  • Collection Nos : 903 (UASB) Holotype
  • Collection Locality : Kodachadri, Shimoga district
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Taxon. Monogr. Impatiens W. Ghats: 118. 2012
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens aadishankarii. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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