Impatiens tropaeolifolia Griff. ex Hook.f.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens tropaeolifolia Griff. ex Hook.f.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Hmehzial (Lushai)
    • Radang (Lakher)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Annual, erect, succulent stems; Leaves alternate, elliptic-obovate, crenate-serrulate along margins, glabrous to puberulous above, glaucous beneath; Inflorescence axillary, 2-3 flowered, flowers bright orange-yellow with dull red tips; lip funnel-shaped, spur constricted; Capsules linear, acute.
  • Flower, Fruit : July- September
  • Distribution :
    • Mizoram : North Vaulaiphai
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India
  • Literature :
    • Singh, N. P., Singh, K. P., & Singh, D. K. (2002). Flora of Mizoram (Vol. 1). Botanical Survey of India. Pg. : 296
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens tropaeolifolia. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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