Impatiens minor var. hirsuta V. Bhaskar

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The varitey gets its name from the hirsute nature of standard
  • Key identification features : Upper younger leaves biglandular at base, glands white or red tinged at tip, inner side of each wing provided with a longitudinal purple line or discontinuous purple spots enclosing a pair of white 'eyes', but invisible if the flowers are white; pedicels glabrous; keel as well as lateral sides strigosely hairy; basal lobes and dorsal auricles absent; Capsules are green-lined on septa.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Least concern
  • Literature : Bhaskar V. (2012) Taxonomic monograph on Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) of Western Ghats, South India pp. 158
  • 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 minor var. hirsuta. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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