Rediscovery of Impatiens khasiana Hook.f. after more than a century

N Odyuo, Chaya Deori, Rajib Gogoi

Abstract


Impatiens khasiana Hook.f. (Balsaminaceae) has been rediscovered after a period of 129 years from Meghalaya, in north-eastern India.
A detailed description from living specimens, coloured photographs and other relevant information are provided for easy identification. The name I. khasiana Hook.f. is here lectotypified.

Keywords


Plant diversity research; Impatiens

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea8505