Saturday, December 17, 2016

[Botany • 2014] Impatiens paramjitiana • A New Species of Balsaminaceae from Arunachal Pradesh, India


Impatiens paramjitiana  
Gogoi & Borah 


Abstract
A new species Impatiens paramjitiana is described and illustrated from Siang valley of Arunachal Pradesh, India. This species is similar to I. apsotis Hook. f. in general floral shapes but differs having spirally arranged leaves, shallowly serrate leaf margins, deep purple flowers, lateral sepals purple, capsule turgid at the middle.


Impatiens paramjitiana Gogoi & Borah, sp. nov. 
 Similar to Iapsotis Hook. f. (1911: 2972) in general floral shapes but differs having spirally arranged leaves, shallowly serrate leaf margins, deep purple flowers, lateral sepals purple, capsule turgid at the middle. 


 Rajib Gogoi and Souravjyoti Borah. 2014. Impatiens paramjitiana, A New Species of Balsaminaceae from Arunachal Pradesh, India.  
Phytotaxa. 175(3); 171-175. DOI:  10.11646/phytotaxa.175.3.8


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