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Impatiens prostrata Hook. f. in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 4: 31. 1905.

Herbs; stems prostrate, creeping. Leaves ovate to ovate lanceolate, rounded or somewhat attenuate into petiole at base, obtuse or slightly acuminate at apex, serrate along margins, 2.8 - 3 x 1.3 - 1.5 cm, pale beneath. Flowers small, ca 1.5 cm across. Lateral sepals ovate, acuminate. Lip bucciniform, 1 - 2.2 cm long, spurred; spur filiform. Capsules linear, acute, 0.8 - 1.9 cm long.

Fl. & Fr. Oct.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas, ca 1600 m. Manipur.


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