Impatiens hensloviana Arn.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens albida Wight
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Shola
  • Key identification features : Shrub with large white flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Collection Nos : Barnes 964, CJS 4298
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens hensloviana. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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