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  Impatiens munronii
 
  Family: BALSAMINACEAE
  Citation:  Impatiens munronii Wight, Illustr. 1: 160. 1840 & Ic. t. 1049. 1846; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 456. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 143(102). 1915; Biju in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 151. 1999; Vivek. et al. in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 183. 1997.
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  Description: Undershrubs, up to 60 cm high, softly hairy; stems branched, woody, nodose, almost woolly. Leaves alternate, towards ends of branches, 3-8 x 1.5-3 cm, elliptic, acuminate, serrulate, membranous, hairy on both sides, glandular along margins; petioles 1.5-5 cm long, hairy. Flowers axillary, solitary, white or red; pedicels 1.5-3 cm long, slender, hairy. Lateral sepals ovate, as large as wings, hirsute. Lip with spur trumpet-shaped, ca short, bipartite to middle. Capsules hairy; seeds glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-February
  District(s): Palakkad
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1500-2000
  Localities: Sispara
   
 
   
 
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