Friday, June 17, 2016

[Botany • 2016] Impatiens glabrata • A New Species (Balsaminaceae) from southern Western Ghats, India


Impatiens glabrata 

Abstract

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. fruticosaI. 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

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