Impatiens inconspicua var. nematostachys (Hook.f.) Bhaskar

    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens pusila var. nematostachys Hook.f.; Impatiens pusilla B.Heyne
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Flaccid, branched herb, 5-30 cms long. Stem red tinged and quadrangular, glabrous. Leave sopposite-decussate with no extra petiolar glands. Leave soften deflexed. Flowers snowy white with yellow ‘eyes’ at the mouth and with 2 dark purple streaks in the mouth
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Collector(s) Name : A. Meebold; V. Bhaskar
  • Collection Date : October, 1908
  • Collection Nos : 10707; 851 (UASB)
  • Collection Locality : Mullaingiri, Bababudan Hills, ‎Chikmagalur
  • Endemism : Chikmagalur District
  • Literature : V. Bhaskar (2012). Taxonomic Monograph on Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) of Western Ghats, South India – the key genus for Endemism. Centre for Plant Taxonomic Studies, Bangalore. pp.145.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. inconspicua var. nematostachys. Downloaded on 28 March 2023.


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