Impatiens fruticosa Lesch. ex DC.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (BALSAM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Impatiens fruticosa Lesch. ex DC.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on sun-exposed ravines with perennial streams along shola forest up to 1200 m.
  • Key identification features : Small shrub with pink flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
  • 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 fruticosa. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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