Impatiens theuerkaufiana Ratheesh & Sivadasan

 
  • 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 : Epiphytic, scapigerous perennial herb.
  • Habitat : Montane Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The species named after Mr. Wolfgang D. Theuerkauf, founder of the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary,
  • Key identification features : Pendulous linear lanceolate leaves, shorter pedicels, transversely elliptic lateral sepals, bilobed dorsal petal with wavy margins, short straight spur.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Collector(s) Name : Narayanan
  • Collection Nos : MSSH 2316; MSSH 4026
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • Ratheesh Narayanan M. K, Jayesh P. Joseph, N. Anil Kumar, M. Sivadasan, Ahmed H. Alfarhan (2013). Impatiens theuerkaufiana (Balsaminaceae), a new scapigerous species from the Western Ghats, India. Phytotaxa 83 (1): 54–60.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens theuerkaufiana. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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