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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar to Thailand.

Native to:

India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand

Impatiens oppositifolia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4750], Myanmar Impatiens reticulata K001039821

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

Accepted by

  • (2018). DOI: https://doi.org/10.3767/blumea.2018.63.03.01 epublication.
  • Meena, S.L. & Krishna, P.H. (2017). Eight additions to the flora of Gujarat state from Schoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary, Narmada district, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 41: 116-119.
  • 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.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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