Monday, December 19, 2016

[Botany • 2015] Impatiens kingdon-wardii • A New Species from Mt. Victoria (Natma Taung), northwestern Myanmar

Impatiens kingdon-wardii 
Nob. Tanaka & T. Sugaw. 

A new species, Impatiens kingdon-wardii Nob. Tanaka & T. Sugaw. (Balsaminaceae), is described and illustrated from Mt. Victoria (Natma Taung), northwestern Myanmar. This species is distinguished from any other species by the pink orbicular, densely pubescent lateral sepals, appearance of which is like two ears of the mouse, and upper lobes of lateral united petals with hairy club-shaped protuberance.

Keywords: Balsaminaceae, Impatiens, Mt. Victoria, Myanmar, new species, Eudicots, Myanmar

 Nobuyuki Tanaka, Takeshi Sugawara, Mu Mu Aung and Jin Murata. 2015. Impatiens kingdon-wardii (Balsaminaceae), A New Species from Mt. Victoria (Natma Taung), Myanmar. Phytotaxa. 234(1); 90. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.234.1.7


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