Impatiens shevaroyensis Bhaskar

    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Rocky moist slopes
  • Comments / notes : Occurs in rocky moist slopes amidst mosses as substratum.
  • Key identification features : Leaves radical and sparsely hairy above; flowers deep pink, 2 cm across; spur s-shaped; wing petal 3-lobed, the basal lobe half the size of other two, usually overlapped or clasp on middle lobe, proximal lobe the smallest
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : V. Bhaskar
  • Collection Date : 18-01-2011
  • Collection Nos : 871 (UASB) Holotype
  • Collection Locality : Shevaroy hills, Yercaud, Salem District
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Yercaud, Salem district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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.83.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. shevaroyensis. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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