Impatiens tomentosa B.Heyne

 
  • Family : BALSAMINACEAE
    (Balsam Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GUL-MEHNDI FAMILY (गुलमेंहदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Balsaminaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Impatiens ramosissima Dalzell
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Impatiens tomentosa B.Heyne
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Water logged places
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Annual herb that grows in boggy places
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Impatiens tomentosa. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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