Impatiens hirta L.Joseph & Bhaskar

 
  • 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) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On rocks, often epiphytic
  • Comments / notes : The specific epithet due to the prominent hairy on scape
  • Key identification features : Scape is densely long hairy
  • Flower, Fruit : August-September
  • Collector(s) Name : Laly Joseph & V Bhaskar
  • Collection Date : 26-09-2010
  • Collection Nos : 856 (a) (UASB-Bangalore) Holotype
  • Collection Locality : Aranamala Hills, Wynad District
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature :
    • V. Bhaskar (2012). Taxonomic Monograph on Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) of Western Ghats, South India – the key genus for Endemism. Centre for Plant Taxonomic Studies, Bangalore. pp.66.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens hirta. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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