Impatiens glandulifera Royle
  • Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.
  • Balsamina cun glondas

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Impatiens glandulifera Royle. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 19 Jun 2021'

General Information

"Coarse, erect annual to 2 m; stems hexagonal; lvs mostly or all whorled or opposite, lanceolate to lance-ovate, acuminate, sharply serrate; racemes ascending on long peduncles, few-fld; fls purple or blue, varying to white, 3 cm; 2n=18, 20. Native of the Himalayan region, becoming established as an escape from cult. in the ne. part of our range. Summer. (I. roylei)"

  • Provided by: [B].New York Botanical Garden
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    Robust succulent plants, usually more than 100 cm tall, glabrous. Leaves opposite-verticillate, 60-150 x 18-65 mm, elliptic-ovate, serrate, base glandular stipitate; petiole 30-35 mm long. Inflorescence short, compact. Peduncles up to 90 mm long. Bracts elliptic-ovate or lanceolate-ovate, 7-8(-10) mm long. Flowers pink-red or red-purple, c. 30 mm long. Lateral sepals oblique cordate, 7-9 mm long. Lower sepal saccate, abruptly ending in a spur 5-6 mm long; spur incurved. Anterior petal orbicular-depressed, 7-8 x 12 mm; dorsally crested, apex bilobed. Lateral united petals 26 mm long, unequal; lower one larger (15 mm), upper with a thin incurved appendage. Capsule broadly clavate, 14-18(-25) mm long, nodding. Seeds sub globose, 3 mm broad, rugose.

  • Provided by: [D].Flora of Pakistan
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    Bis 2 m hoch, meist unverzweigt, kahl. Blätter gegenständig, oben oft quirlständig, schmal-lanzettlich, gestielt, meist scharf gezähnt, 10–25 cm lang, am Stiel mit gestielten Drüsen. Blüten lebhaft rosa, in 5–20blütigen, aufrechten Tr

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    7–9. Bachufer, Auenwälder, kollin(-montan). CH, seit ca. 1920 eingebürgert, sich ausbreitend.

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    Other Local Names

    Balsamina cun glondasRaeto-RomanceCH
    Balsamina ghiandolosaItalianCH
    Drüsiges SpringkrautGermanCH
    Impatiente glanduleuseFrenchCH


     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    New York Botanical Garden
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    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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    Flora of Pakistan
    Flora of Pakistan. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2020.
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    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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