Impatiens herbicola 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) : Impatiens herbicola Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Key identification features : An annual herb with linear leaves
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2131
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • 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
    • 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 herbicola. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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