|Impatiens glabrata |
Impatiens glabrata, a new species, is described from Muthikulam forest of Palakkad district, Kerala, India. A description and observations on pollen morphology, ecology, distribution and its allied characters between I. henslowiana and I. fruticosa are provided, along with colour photographs.
Keywords: Atavism, Balsaminaceae, Impatiens, I. fruticosa, I. henslowiana, Muthikulam, Western Ghats, Eudicots
K. M. Prabhukumar, V. S. Hareesh, V. Bhaskar, V.B. Sreekumar, T. K. Nirmesh and Indira Balachandran. 2016. Impatiens glabrata (Balsaminaceae) — A New Species from southern Western Ghats, India. Phytotaxa. 266(5); DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.266.1.5