Impatiens parasitica Bedd.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (BALSAM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens jerdoniae var. Parasitica Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shola forests and Evergreen forests of Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : Succulent epiphyte with swollen internodes
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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 parasitica. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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