Impatiens goughii Wight

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens anamallayensis Bedd.; Impatiens circaeoides Turcz.; Impatiens microtheca Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional along stream banks of higher elevation.
  • Key identification features : Small slender herb with pink flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Collection Nos : Barnes 1969 , CJS 7474
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Theni district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; 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 goughii. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.

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