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Impatiens citrina Hook. f. in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 4: 17. 1905.


Stems branched. Leaves alternate, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, slightly attenuate towards base, acuminate at apex, crenate along margins, 3 - 12 x 1.5 - 3.7 cm, green above, paler beneath. Flowers yellow; bracts persistent, ovate. Lateral sepals obliquely ovate, 2.5 - 3 mm long. Lip obliquely navicular with an appendage, spurred; spur gradually constricted, filiform, ca 2 cm long. Standard cucullate. Wings bilobed; basal lobes obliquely ovate; distal lobes orbicular. Capsules clavate, acute, 0.5 - 1 cm long.

Fl. & Fr. Sept. - Nov.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas. Arunachal Pradesh.

Endemic.




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