Impatiens psittacina Hook.f. (Unresolved), Bot. Mag. 127: t. 7809 1901. ;
Thailand Parrot Flower, Parrot-billed Impatiens;
HI I have a query: An email chain that is doing the rounds is of an impatiens flower resembling a parrot. Browsing gave me info that it is Impatiens psittacina described by HOoker. Is this plant present In India?
Pl. see efi site link:
I have seen all these links too. BUt I wanted to know if the plant is present somewhere in INdia
The following efloraofindia link at efi site gives this answer:
You may have missed this line or two in one of the links from the first response that … sent to you….Please read the dave’s garden link in that first link … you will find this sentence there …. :I quote from that link “ It is an extremely rare plant endemic to Northern Thailand and Burma. Claims that it grows in India and Vietnam have proven to be false” end quote ….