Impatiens radiata Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 476 1875. (syn: Impatiens centiflora H. Lév.Impatiens racemosa Hook. fil. & Thoms.);
Nepal to S. Central China and N. Thailand: Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet  as per POWO;
Nepal, Bhutan, India (Assam, NE-India, W-Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya), Sikkim, Darjeeling, China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan), Tibet, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin) as per Catalogue of Life;

Annual herbs, about 60-100 cm tall. Stems erect, simple or branched, robust, glabrous, leaf bases with 2 stalked globose stipular glands, clustered or whorled in the apices, ovate-elliptic to elliptic oblong, about 5-16 x 2-6.5 cm across, base attenuate, margins crenate with few red filiform appendages on the crenations, apex acuminate, lateral veins about 8-12 on either side of the midrib, green above and paler beneath, petiole slender, about 2-10 cm long. Inflorescence resupinate, in upper leaf axils, many flowered verticellate with spreading rays of flower-stalks arranged in whorls, peduncles about 8-16 cm long, with 2-5 whorls of pedicels, about 1.5-2 cm long. Flowers bisexual, zygomorphic, yellow or pale purplish, about 2.5 cm across, bracts ovate with glandular tip, persistent, about 1.5 cm long, sepals 3, imbricate, 2 lateral ones flat, small, ovate, with stout glandular 1 mm long glandular points, glabrous, posterior sepal (Lip) large, petaloid, shallow navicular, about 3-5 mm long, spurred, spur filiform, abruptly constricted, straight, tip swollen, rose colored, about 6-12 mm long, upper standard petal, keeled or cucullate, ovate, apex rostellate, about 4 x 3 mm long, lateral ones (wings or alae), fused in pairs, about 9-12 mm long, basal lobes ovate-triangular, about 2-3 x 1.5-2 mm across, distal lobes narrow ovate just above middle, apex apiculate, about 6-9 x 3-4 mm across. Stamens 5, anthers bi-locular. Ovary 5 locular. Fruit indehiscent, capsule, narrow fusiform or linear, about 1.5 cm long, swollen in the middle, glabrous. Seeds obovoid.

Eastern Himalayas, altitude about 1500-3650 m.
Asia: Bhutan, China, India: Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim, West Bengal, Myanmar, Nepal
(Attributions- Ganeshaiah, K. N., UAS, Bangalore, India. Kailash, B. R., ATREE, Bangalore, India. Royal Norwegian Embassy grants. Indian Bioresource Information Network (IBIN), Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi as per India Biodiversity Portal)

Impatiens radiata Hook.f. : 10 posts by 1 author. 9 images- 5 to 7 mb each.
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date:  October 2020 
Elevation: 2600m.
Habitat  : Wild

Impatiens radiata


species of Impatiens for Id: 2 images.

can anyone identify this species of Impatiens
Picture taken at Arunachal Pradesh
August 2019

Impatiens radiata Hook.fil.

Sorry I don’t have better pictures but I think it’s correctly identified as Impatiens radiata by …

Yes, that is true.

POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  IIIM (Specimen)

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