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Impatiens minimiflora Hook. f. in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 4: 16. 1905.


Herbs, up to 8 - 15 cm high, glabrous. Leaves ovate to ovate-lanceolate, more or less rounded or somewhat attenuate into petiole at base, acuminate or of ten shortly apiculate at apex, crenate along margins, 2.5 - 3.5 x 1.7 - 2 cm; petiole 2 - 3 mm long. Flowers spurless, pedicellate; pedicels slender, 0.9 - 1 cm long. Lateral sepals ovate, ca 1.5 mm long, with an appendage. Standard suborbicular, shortly and acutely pointed at apex. Wings bilobed, ca 5 mm long; basal lobes broadly ovate; distal lobes oblong. Capsules linear.

Fl. & Fr. July - Sept.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas, ca 3000 m. Sikkim.

Endemic.




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