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  Impatiens stocksii
 
  Family: BALSAMINACEAE
  Citation:  Impatiens stocksii Hook.f. & Thoms., J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 4: 119. 1860; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 442. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1879 (1294). 1936; Jyosna & Janarthanam, Rheedea 21: 37. 2011. Impatiens crenata sensu Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 78. 1988; N.C. Rathakr. et al. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 537. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 183. 2009, non Bedd. 1859.
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  Description: Slender herbs, to 15 cm high. Leaves simple, radical, 1.5-4.8 x 1.3-1.5 cm , variable, orbicular-reniform, cordate or oblong-ovate, crenate at margin, pubescent above, glabrous beneath; nerves flabellate. Scapes to 10 cm long; bracts ovate, small; pedicels stout, ca 1 cm long. Flowers 3-6 in a raceme, ca. 2 cm across, pink. Lateral sepals ovate, obtuse. Lip cymbiform; spur short or absent. Standard somewhat rhomboid, cucullate, crenate as broad as long or broader; wings 3-lobed; distal lobe longer. Capsules ellipsoid, acute; seeds linear-oblong, minute.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-November
  District(s): Kannur, Wayanad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Epiphyte in evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): Yes
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1350-2300
  Localities: Teerthundamala, Meenmutty
   
 
   
 
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