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Impatiens rubro-lineata Hook. f. in Bull. Misc. Inform. 1910: 300. 1910.


Herbs, 50 - 60 cm high, glabrous. Leaves alternate, ovate-oblong, acuminate at apex, serrulate along margins, 6 - 10 cm long; petiole 2 - 3 cm long. Flowers ca 4 cm across, yellow, red-striated; bracts ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 1 - 1.5 cm long; peduncles 2 - 4-flowered. Lateral sepals 4, 2 ovate-oblong, acuminate, 0.3 - 2 cm long. Lip bucciniform, 2.5 - 3 cm long, horizontal and ascending; spur much smaller, robust. Standard orbicular with terminal appendage, ca 3 cm across. Wings 3 - 3.5 cm long; basal lobes large, broadly oblong or rotundate; distal lobes long and narrow, obovate or oblong, apex expanded or emarginate; dorsal auricle rotundate.

Fl. Nov.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas, ca 1500 m. Manipur.

Endemic.




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