Impatiens barberi 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) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Grows on moss covered tree trunks and rocky localities. Impatiens barberi is similar to I. clavata but differs in having oblong spur rather than clavate spur. (J.Dessai et al, 2011)
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Collection Nos : Barber 6082, KFP 8933, CJS 15076
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Hassan district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature :
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
    • Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Janarthanam & Dessai, 2011-Rheedea, Vol. 21(1) 23-80.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens barberi. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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