Impatiens clavicornu Turcz., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 32(1):271. 1859 ;



NIlgiris: Impatiens for identification 141112MK03: Please help me to identify this Impatiens plant. Is this Impatiens acaulis? The height with scape was about 25 cm.

Leaf: 7-8cm across
Fruit: 0.7 cm across
Flower: 2 cm across
Date: 21 Oct 2012
Place: Mukruti National Park, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2300 m asl

I think this balsam is Impatiens clavicornu Turez.

yes your identification is correct. It is Impatiens clavicornu.

Name: Impatiens clavicornu Turez.

Family: Balsaminaceae
Date: 23 Oct 2012
Location: Mukruthi NP, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2350 m asl
I think this herb is commonly seen in wet driblets of Western Ghats.


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