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Impatiens mysorensis Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 164. 1821; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 456. 1874.


Erect slender herbs, 15 - 25 cm high. Leaves alternate, lanceolate, serrulate along margins, ca 8 cm long. Flowers axillary, binate, ca 8 cm across, red; pedicels shorter than leaves, filiform, ca 2 cm long. Lateral sepals minute. Lip boat-shaped; spur shorter than lip, straight. Standard suborbicular, gibbous. Wings bilobed; distal lobes larger than basal ones. Capsules ellipsoid, pubescent, ca 1 cm long; seeds few.

Fl. & Fr. Not known.

Distrib. India: Karnataka (Mysore).

Endemic.

Chromosome no. 2n = 14 (Bhaskar, V. in Taxon 25: 155.1976).




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