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Impatiens hobsonii Hook. f. in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 4: 15. 1905; H. Hara in H. Hara & Williams, Enum. Fl. Pl. Nepal 2: 79. 1979.

Herbs. Leaves alternate, subsessile, thick, lanceolate, attenuate towards base into small petiole, long-acuminate at apex, shallowly crenate along margins. Peduncle long, glabrous; pedicels bracteate at base. Lateral sepals obliquely ovate-lanceolate, margins glandular, ca 1.5 cm long. Lip obliquely bucciniform, spurred; spur suddenly constricted, ca 5 mm long. Standard orbicular. Wings with basal lobes triangular ovate; distal lobes ovate, narrowed just above middle, shortly apiculate. Capsules clavate, acute.

Fl. & Fr. Aug. - Nov.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas. Sikkim.


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