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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Peninsula Malaysia.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Zaïre

Impatiens chinensis L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2017 Buchanan, E.M. [2], Myanmar K000694705
Dec 9, 1933 Barnes, E. [606], India K000580490
Barnes, E. [558], India K000580488
Barnes, E. [553], India K000580489
Barnes, E. [1729], India K000580491
Barnes, E. [557], India K000580492
Barnes, E. [556], India K000580493
Barnes, E. [554], India K000580494
Ritchie [120], India K000683309
Meebold, A. [10719], India K000381729
Meebold, A. [8813], India K000381730
Talbot, W.A. [2514], India K000381728
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4748], Myanmar K000639517
Jacob [186], China K000381731
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000694877
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4748], Myanmar Impatiens heterophylla K001039815
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 4748] Impatiens heterophylla K001039813
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 4748] Impatiens heterophylla K001039814

First published in Sp. Pl.: 937 (1753)

Accepted by

  • (2018). DOI: https://doi.org/10.3767/blumea.2018.63.03.01 epublication.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Bhaskar, V. (2012). Taxonomic monograph on Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) of Western Ghats, South India. The key genus for endemism: 1-283. Centre for Plant Taxonomic Studies, Bangalore.
  • Dessai, J.R.N. & Janarthanam, M.K. (2011). The genus Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) in the northern and parts of central Western Ghats Rheedea 21: 23-80.
  • Chakrabarty, T. (2009). A checklist of the genus Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) for Sikkim state Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 205-215.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Bhaskar, V. (2012). Taxonomic monograph on Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) of Western Ghats, South India. The key genus for endemism: 1-283. Centre for Plant Taxonomic Studies, Bangalore.
  • Dessai, J.R.N. & Janarthanam, M.K. (2011). The genus Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) in the northern and parts of central Western Ghats Rheedea 21: 23-80.
  • Chakrabarty, T. (2009). A checklist of the genus Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) for Sikkim state Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 205-215.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0