Impatiens herbicola Hook.f.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (BALSAM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Impatiens herbicola Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Key identification features : An annual herb with linear leaves
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2131
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • 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 herbicola. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Line Drawings

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.