Impatiens laxiflora Edgew.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens elata Edgew.; Impatiens laxiflora var. edgeworthii Hook.f.; Impatiens laxiflora var. khasiana Hook.f.; Impatiens laxiflora var. sikkimensis Hook.f.; Impatiens laxiflora var. stracheyi Hook.f.; Impatiens micranthemum Edgew.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens laxiflora Edgew.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Middle and upper montane rocks, rocky places and stream margins, altitude about 2000-3300 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district
  • Native : Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to Tibet (Cona)
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 91
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 1. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 101
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens laxiflora. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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