Impatiens jerdoniae Wight

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (BALSAM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shola forests and on moist rocks in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Epiphyte on tree trunks and on moist rocks
  • Key identification features : Succulent epiphyte with swollen stems and internodes
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Theni district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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 jerdoniae. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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