Impatiens puberula DC.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Balsamina puberula (DC.) G.Don; Impatiens hispidula Benth.; Impatiens mollis Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens puberula DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Erect slender, pubescent herbs, sparingly branched; Leaves alternate, elliptic-lanceolate, dentate-crenate along margins, pubescent above; Flowers solitary, usually confined to the upper most axils, pubescent, reddish-violet; lip conoidal, pinkish-white; spur incurved; Capsules linear, glabrous.
  • Flower, Fruit : July- November
  • Distribution :
    • Mizoram : 10 miles South-east of Lungleh
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet
  • Literature :
    • Singh, N. P., Singh, K. P., & Singh, D. K. (2002). Flora of Mizoram (Vol. 1). Botanical Survey of India. Pg. : 294
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens puberula. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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