Impatiens scabrida DC.

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Balsamina cristata (Wall.) Ser.; Impatiens calycina Wall.; Impatiens cristata Wall.; Impatiens hamiltoniana D.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens scabrida DC.
  • Common name : Rugged yellow balsam, Scabby balsam
  • Vernacular name :
    • Tilura, Rindlya (Hindi)
    • Areli, Tiuri Jhar, Areli, Tiuri jhar (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forest understories, thickets along riverbank, shaded moist places in Himalayas, altitude about 2200-3300 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Kinnaur district
  • Native : East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Nepal to North Sikkim
  • 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
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens scabrida. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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