Impatiens aliciae var. pandavaramalayensis Bhaskar

 
  • 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) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The name given to the variety is after its place of occurrence, Pandavaramalay in Anamalai hills.
  • Key identification features : Erect annual. Dorsal auricle of wings away from spur, ascending side by side facing each other (the flowers when dissected appear as though devoid of dorsal auricle);lip and spur thick and stiff.
  • Flower, Fruit : November
  • Collection Nos : Beddome sin. Num., 1873
  • Collection Locality : Pandavaramalay, Coimbatore District
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Anamalai hills, Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • 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.122.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens aliciae var. pandavaramalayensis. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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