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  Impatiens fruticosa
 
  Family: BALSAMINACEAE
  Citation:  Impatiens fruticosa Lesch. ex DC., Prodr. 1: 687.1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:459.1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 143(102). 1915; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 50. 1997; Vivek. et al. in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 149. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 52. 1999; N.C. Rathakr. et al. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 541. 2005.
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  Description: Subshrubs. Leaves to 9 x 4 cm, ovate-elliptic, acute at apex, cuneate at base, glabrous or glabrescent, serrate, stipular glands at the base of the lamina; petiole to 3.5 cm. Sub-umbel axillary; peduncle to 5 cm; flowers white, 2.5 cm across; bracts slender, to 5 mm; sepals ovate, cuspidate. Fruit 1.5 cm, ellipsoid.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Idukki, Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1000
  Localities: Pandimotta, Karivepinshola
   
 
   
 
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