Impatiens viscosa Bedd., Madras J. Lit. Sci. ser. 2, 10:68, t. 7, fig. 7. 1859;
Images by (Binu Thomas – Id by Prabhu Kumar) & (N Arun Id by V.Bhaskar), (For
more photos & complete details, click on the links)

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Erect annuals, 30-40 cm high. Leaves opposite, to 7 x 4 cm, acute at either ends, crenate, glabrous; petioles 0.8-2 cm long, eglandular. Peduncles 8-10 cm long, axillary. Flowers restricted to the terminal portion; pedicels 2 cm long, slender; lip 7 x 4 mm, ovate, acuminate; spur 15 mm long, ensiform, acute; sepals ovate, acute; standard 4 x 4 mm, rounded at apex; wings 15 x 8 mm, 2-lobed; lower lobe very small; dorsal auricle filiform, 10 mm long, produced into the spur. Capsule 10 x 4mm, glabrous; seeds many, 1 x 0.5 mm, densely hairy, dark-brown.

Flowering and fruiting: August-December
Margins of shola forests and grasslands
Southern Western Ghats (Endemic)

Impatiens-ID : Attachments (1). 6 posts by 4 authors.
Impaectie species from Idukki district of Kerala. pls see this and let me know anybody


Impatiens goughii


Impatiens viscosa Bedd.


It doesn’t look like I. viscosa. 

Please check as per what … suggested. 


But I go with it is I. viscosa,  it differ from I. goughii mainly by the lobing of wing petals.


Yes … is right, It is Impatiens viscosa
see the image from RBG Kew
Imaptiens sp. for ID AKDEC05 : 4 posts by 2 authors. 6 images.
Seen at Parunthupara, Kerala on a rocky shola fringe. Dec 2014


It looks like Impatiens viscosa of the Section ‘Sub-umbellatae’.


Impatiens viscosa


 

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Fwd: Impatience sp? : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 3 MB. 

kindly help me id this flower
1 close to a waterfall near Vagamon, Kerala
2 Wild flower
3. Herb
4. approx 7″
5. leaves acuminate
6. Flowers pink
7. Prominent lower petal
Growing in wet walls


Pl. check 

Appears close to images at Impatiens viscosa Bedd.


References:

GRIN  The Plant List (Unresolved) India Biodiversity Portal 

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