Impatiens aliciae var. pandavaramalayensis V. Bhaskar

  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The name given to the vaitey is after its place of occurance, Pandavaramalay in Anamalai hills.
  • Key identification features : Erect annual. Dorsal auricle of wings away from spur, ascending side by side facing each other (the flowers when dissected appear as though devoid of dorsal auricle);lip and spur thick and stiff.
  • Flower, Fruit : November
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Anamalai hills, Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered
  • Literature : Bhaskar V. (2012) Taxonomic monograph on Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) of Western Ghats, South India pp. 122.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. aliciae var. pandavaramalayensis. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.


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