Impatiens balfourii Hook.f.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens mathildae Chiov.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens balfourii Hook.f.
  • Common name : Balfour's touch-me-not, Balfour's balsam, Kashmir balsam
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Banks of rivers, on roadsides, and wastelands in Western Himalayas
  • Comments / notes : It thrives in cool and moist areas, at an altitude of 100–600 metres
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : India, Pakistan
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Western Himalayas and Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland
  • 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
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens balfourii. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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