Impatiens balsamina var. arcuata (Wight & Arn.) Hook.f.

    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 750m and on exposed rocky slopes. Size of the flowers varies from place to place.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : Tropical & sub-Tropical Asia
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. balsamina var. arcuata. Downloaded on 4 December 2022.


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