Research Paper

A new species Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) from Kodaikkanal Wildlife sanctuary, India

Raju Ramasubbu, Surendran Aajana, Ayyathurai Chandra Prabha

Published on: 27 August 2020

Page: 426 - 430

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2020.65.426

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2020 vol.65 no.4 pp.426-430


Impatiens dindigulensis sp. nov., a new species of Balsaminaceae is described and illustrated from Kodaikkanal Wildlife Sanctuary, the Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India. The detailed description of taxon along with diagnostic characters between closely allied species, pollen morphology, illustration and colour photographs are provided.

Keyword: Impatiens dindigulensis, I. tanyae, I. tomentosa, taxonomy, Western Ghats