Impatiens elegans Bedd.

 
  • 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
  • Habitat : Shola
  • Key identification features : Annual herb with alternate leaves
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Megamalaia WLS, Theni district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens elegans. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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