Impatiens falcifer Hook.f., Bot. Mag. 129: t. 7923 1903.;
Common name: Sickle Balsam • Tamang: राजा बुबु Raja bu bu

Images by Saroj Kasaju – Id by Wojciech 



Fwd: ID Impatiens : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).
I am enclosing some pictures of Impatiens for ID.
Date: 26 JULY, 2014
Location: Dolakha District, East Nepal
Altitude : 7000 ft.

Seems to be Impatiens scabrida commom in Nepal

I can’t agree with this opinion. I am sure this is I. falcifer or someting very close. Shape of lateral petals is like in I. falcifer pictures. Besides, I. scabrida has big and wide lower sepal, lacking in this plant.

I. falcifer for sure!

Impatiens falcifer Hook.f. : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
Location: Dolakha, Nepal 
Date : 4 September, 2017
Elevation : 7000 ft.

Nepali Name : राजा बु बु  Raajaa Bu Bu

It is Impatiens falcifer or at least something very similar.
You can find pictures in paper uploaded in other thread by Dr. Akiyama

Impatiens falcifer Hook. fil. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5) – around 650 kb each.
Location:  Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date:  3 July 2019
Elevation:  2600 m.
Habit : Wild
Why slight difference of name in POWO?

It is just like writing your name as Saroj Kmr. or Saroj K.

Impatiens help : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)- 1 & 2 mb.
I have what looks like Impatiens falcifer but it is different from webpage photos

Correct ID.

A couple of image of this appealing balsam which, I believe, originated in Nepal scanned in from slides.
Any ideas as to identity?

I wrote about it several days ago, it is somewhat similar to I. falcifer but lower petals have different shape and lacks red or rusty markings.

Impatiens falcifer Hook.fil. !


Impatiens falcifer Hook. fil.: 2 high res. images.

Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date:  18 July 2021
Elevation:  2500m.
Habit : Wild


Impatiens falcifer Hook. f.: 1 high res. images.

Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal
Date: 26 August 2023
Altitude: 2700 m.
Habitat : Wild





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