Impatiens gardneriana Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 3: t. 1050 1846. (Syn: Impatiens setosa Hook.f. & Thomson);
Annual, 30-40 cm high; stems creeping at base and rooting, ascending branched or not. Leaves opposite and whorled, ovate-oblong or elliptic-lanceolate, cuneate at base, serrate at margin, acuminate at apex, 3-12 x 1-4 cm, ciliate at margin towards base, sparsely pubescent; petioles 1.2-3.5 cm long, pubescent. Peduncles filiform, 2-3.5 cm long, glabrous. Flowers axillary, solitary or in fascicles, ca 2.5 cm across, pink. Lateral sepals ovate or ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, ciliate. Lip cymbiform; spur curved upwards, ca 1.8 cm long, slender. Standard suborbicular-obovate, apiculate, dorsally keeled. Wings 2-lobed; lobes obovate, distal lobe larger. Capsules terete, ca 1.5 cm long; seeds hairy.
Flowering and fruiting: July-November
Along margins of evergreen forests
Southern Western Ghats (Endemic)
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
from India Biodiversity Portal)
ANSEPT40 Impatiens sp. for ID : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).
I feel it is Impatiens gardneriana Wight.
Yes, it is Impatiens gardneriana!
Yes I agree with the identification by …
TSPOCT2015-26:Images of Impatiens gardneriana shared : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
It is my pleasure to share a few images of Impatiens gardneriana (Balsaminaceae) endemic to the Western Ghats of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
IUCN Threat Status: Endangered-EN ( B1 ab iii )
Habit: terrestial-epiphytic herb
Habitat: Evergreen forest fringe
Sighting: Gutti-Devaramane, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1400 msl
ID help: Dr.V.Bhaskar
I wonder where all these plants were hiding so far!
Impatiens ¿ dasysperma / talbotii ? FOR ID :: Charmadi Ghat :: 12 NOV 2016 :: DVDEC06 : 5 posts by 2 authors. 5 images.
Charmadi Ghat Karnataka
Date: 12 NOV 2016 … Altitude: explored between: 873 – 976 m (2863 – 3201 ft) asl
Impatiens ¿ dasysperma / talbotii ? … (family: Balsaminaceae)
efi page on Impatiens dasysperma with images
this is I. gardneriana
121-TSP-ID-11DEC2016-2:Impatiens sp @ Kottigehara for ID : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Kindly examine and identify this Impatiens sp (Balsaminaceae)
Habitat:Wild,evergreen forest fringe
Sighting:Kottigehara,Chikmagalur,Karnataka about 1000 msl
Thanks, … Pl. Also Check with comparative images in EFI site.
I have seen similar Impatiens (most probably could be I. dasysperma) along Charmadi Ghat, Kemmangundi Road … I have posted my query for validation.
Impatiens dasysperma Wight??
Flower is very close to Impatiens dasysperma, dear …, but leaves are not matching
I think more close to images at Impatiens gardneriana
Yes, it is more close to Impatiens gardneriana, dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant,
Impatiens dasysperma Wight
Is it the same sir? …..marginal hairs look stiff and distinct.
Impatiens gardneriana Wight
Yes as per images at
Impatiens gardneriana Wight
Yes, appears close to images at
IDKZD 06/10/11/22: 2 images.
Impatiens flaccida Arn.
I have doubts as per images at
I think a side view showing spur etc. is required. Pl. post, if you have.
Possibility of this being