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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Balsaminaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Habit
Erect herb, to 2 ft
Flowers
Flowers dark red and greenish.

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Zaïre

Impatiens hians Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2001 Watts, J. [502], Cameroon K000027125
Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [543], Cameroon K000510915
Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [543], Cameroon K000510978
Jan 1, 1993 Sidwell, K. [95], Cameroon K000510982
Jan 1, 1993 Sidwell, K. [95], Cameroon K000510983
Jan 1, 1993 Watts, J. [517], Cameroon K000510979
Jan 1, 1993 Watts, J. [546], Cameroon K000510987
Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [152], Cameroon K000510970
Aug 1, 1972 Brunt, M.A. [334], Cameroon K000073557
Boughey, A.S. [GC 11116], Cameroon K000073556
Bogner, J. 39379.000
Melville, R. [657], Equatorial Guinea 34158.000
Jeffrey, C. [95], Gabon Impatiens aureokermesina 11790.000

First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 7 (1861)

Accepted by

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Gilg in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 43: 117 (1909).
  • —F.T.A. 1: 301

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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/
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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