Impatiens minor var. hirsuta Bhaskar

    (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) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : The new variety gets its name from the hirsute nature of standard petal
  • Key identification features : Keel glabrous or often hairy in hirsuta
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Bhaskar
  • Collection Date : 24-10-2010
  • Collection Nos : 866 (UASB) Holotype
  • Collection Locality : Mananthavady, Wynad District
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • 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.158-159.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. minor var. hirsuta. Downloaded on 22 January 2022.

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