Saturday, February 20, 2016

[Botany • 2015] Impatiens gadellae & I. nurae • Two New Species of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) from North of Lao PDR

Fig 4: 'Tien Nang Si' Impatiens nurae Souvann. & Suksathan, 
A. habit; B. show purple on lower surface leave; C. flower top view; D. flower lateral view. E. flower front view;
Photos by K. Souvannakhoummane; 

    Impatiens gadellae Souvann. & Suksathan, Impatiens nurae Souvann. & Suksathan, two new species from North Lao PDR, are described and illustrated with conservation statuses propose.

 Keyword:  Impatiens, Balsaminaceae, Taxonomical, Limestone flora, Lao PDR.

Fig 2: 'Tien Hin Pha' Impatiens gadellae Souvann. & Suksathan,  A. plant; B. Capsule fruits;
C. flower front view; D. flower lateral view; 
E-F: Impatiens parishii Hook.f, E. flower front view; F. flower lateral view;
G-H: Impatiens kerriae Craib, G. flower front view & H. flower lateral view.
Photos by K. Souvannakhoummane, A-F, Photos by K. Phoutthavong, G & H.

Keooudone Souvannakhoummane and Piyakaset Suksathan. 2015. Two New Species of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) from North of Lao PDR. Taiwania. 60(4): 175 - 180. DOI: 10.6165/tai.2015.60.175