Impatiens bicornis L. Joseph & Bhaskar

    (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 Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet forests
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic or epilithic herb with two prominent horn-like projections at the mouth of flower which are not present among other species of Impatiens
  • Collector(s) Name : Laly Joseph & V Bhaskar
  • Collection Date : 20-09-2009
  • Collection Nos : 873 (b) (UASB-Bangalore) Holotype
  • Collection Locality : Agastyamalai Hills, Trivandrum District
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Agastyamalai hills, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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.57.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. bicornis. Downloaded on 21 January 2022.

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