Impatiens arguta Hook.f. & Thomson

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens namchabarwensis R.J.Morgan; Y.M.Yuan & X.J.Ge; Impatiens roingensis Hareesh; A.Joe & M.Sabu; Impatiens taliensis Lingelsh. & Borza
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens arguta Hook.f. & Thomson
  • Common name : East Himalayan balsam, Blue Dream
  • Vernacular name :
    • Dhumdhakuva (Assamese)
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Along streams, thicklets and grassy slopes of Eastern Himalayas, altitude 900-2100 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
  • Native : China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India to China (South-East Sichuan, North-West & Central Yunnan) and Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 90
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 1. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 92-94
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens arguta. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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