Impatiens bracteata Colebr. ex Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 459 1824. (syn: Impatiens fimbriata Hook.);
Images by (Ushaprabha Page – id by Wojciech) & (Prashant Awale – Id by Wojciech) 


[China, NE India (Khasia)] as per Flora of China 


Impatiens bracteata fro Cherrapunji:: NS April 2018-07 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)

This beautiful Balsam was recorded from near Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) in June 2017…
Impatiens bracteata Coleb. ex Roxb.



UP-Meghalay-3 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
which Impatiens ? Shrub seen in Meghalay-id pl

This one looks like Impatiens bracteata, if these fimbriate things are part of it.

Colour pattern is similar like in old drawing and most features and distribution are like in descriptions in floras.
It is however described as annual plant, not shrub.



I had seen this particular Impatiens sp. at Sohra Forest (Cherapunjee) during November-2008.
While i was trekking towards “Double Decker Living Root Bridge” (Nonigrat village) i came across this small herb.
Hoping to get some lead…

Beautiful… However I don’t have any clue about the species.
What regional floras said about this one?

Thanks … for appreciating the pics. I had not checked any regional floras. Hope that some one from this region will be able to help us out.

Very interesting balsam

I am rather sure that it is Impatiens bracteata.
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