Impatiens concinna Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 449 1874. ;
Erect annual herbs, 15-25 cm high; stems stout, branched; branches ascending. Leaves opposite, 1.2-1.8 cm long, ovate-cordate, acute at apex, serrate, glandular; 3 lower serratures almost setaceous, nerves prominent beneath, subsessile; stipules setaceous or absent. Flowers ca 1 cm across, axillary, solitary, binate or in fascicles, rose-purple; pedicels shorter than the leaves. Lateral sepals ovate or ovate-lanceolate. Lip subequal to lateral sepals, cymbiform; spur very short, incurved. Standard orbicular, spurred. Wings 2-lobed; distal lobes dimidiate-ovate, clawed. Capsules ca 8 mm long, turgid in middle; seeds few, broader than long, subcompressed, black, shining.
Near water courses in grasslands
Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)
Rediscovery of Impatiens concinna : 7 posts by 7 authors. Attachments (1)- Rediscovery of Impatiens concinna.pdf- 4 MB
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of the rediscovery of Impatiens concinna published in the current issue of Current Science.
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