Impatiens sodenii Engl. & Warb., Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas C: 253 1895. (syn: Impatiens elgonensis T.C.E. Fr.; Impatiens magnifica G.M. Schulze; Impatiens oliveri C.H.Wright ex W.Watson; Impatiens oliveri C.H. Wright; Impatiens uguenensis Warb.);
Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa (Gauteng, Mpulamanga), Ecuador (I), Mexico (I),
Costa Rica (I), Panama (I), Honduras (I), Canary Isl. (I) (Gran Canaria (I),
Tenerife (I)), Hawaii (I) (Kauai (I) (Koke`e (I)), East Maui (I)) as per Catalogue of Life;
Poor man’s Rhododendron;
A small, ornamental, cultivated balsam seen in Nairobi during visit in Jan,2009.
Your plant is another species from East Africa – Impatiens sodenii
I am able to recognize I. sodenii as this is commonly cultivated plant in warmer regions.
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This one is from RBG, Melbourne..
East African Impatiens sodenii, cultivated as ornamental in warmer areas. There are white and rosa forms, some have darker markings.
One of not so many shrubby balsams. Invasive in New Zealand.