Impatiens johnsiana Ratheesh, Sunil & Anil Kumar

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (BALSAM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Epiphyte on the moss covered tree trunks
  • Key identification features : Scapigerous perennial herb. Root stock tuberous, yellowish. Leaf 1 (or 2). Inflorescence scapose, unbrnached, semipendulous. Seeds many, ca. 2 mm long, tubercled with a dense tuft of hairs at each end
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Kerala
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : M.K. Ratheesh Narayanan, N. Anil Kumar, Jayesh P. Joseph, C.N. Sunil & T. Shaju (2012). Impatiens johnsiana (Balsaminaceae), A new scapigerous Balsam from Western Ghats, India. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6(1): 113-118.
  • 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 johnsiana. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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