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Impatiens humilis Hook. f. in Hooker's Icon. Pl. ser. 4. 10: t. 2964. 1913.


Herbs, pubescent. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, crenate along margins, 3 - 5 cm long, lateral nerves 5 - 6; petiole 0.5 - 1.5 cm. Flowers ca 2.5 cm across; bracts ovate-lanceolate, 2 - 3 mm long; pedicels 2 - 3 cm long, pubescent. Lateral sepals 2, ovate-oblong, with appendages. Lip bucciniform, spurred; spur long. Standard inflated, funnel-shaped. Wings with basal lobes notched; distal lobes more or less oblong.

Fl. & Fr. Not known.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas, ca 2280 m. Sikkim.

Endemic.




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