Impatiens agastyamalayensis (Bhaskar) A.Joe, Bhaskar & M. Sabu

    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens rufescens var. agastyamalayensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not Found in plant List
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : The species is named after it’s place of collection Agastyamalai, near Tirunelveli in Southern Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu
  • Collector(s) Name : Barber
  • Collection Nos : 2923 (MH)
  • Collection Locality : Agastyamalai, Tirunelveli District
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature : V. Bhaskar (2012). Taxonomic Monograph on Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) of Western Ghats, South India – the key genus for Endemism. Centre for Plant Taxonomic Studies, Bangalore. pp.122.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. agastyamalayensis. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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