Impatiens lawii Hook.f. & Thomson

    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Impatiens lawii Hook.f. & Thomson
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Hilly areas
  • Comments / notes : Open lateritic plateaus with high wind velocity and mist; usually in association with I.tomentosa and I. oppositifolia as well as species of Strobilanthes and Utricularia. (Janarthanam et al, 2011)
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol.1; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. lawii. Downloaded on 26 January 2022.

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