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  1. Family: Balsaminaceae A.Rich.
    1. Genus: Impatiens Riv. ex L.
      1. Impatiens hians Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Balsaminaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

    Habit
    Erect herb, to 2 ft
    Flowers
    Flowers dark red and greenish.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Zaïre

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Impatiens hians Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2001 Watts, J. [502], Cameroon K000027125
    Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [543], Cameroon K000510915
    Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [543], Cameroon K000510978
    Jan 1, 1993 Sidwell, K. [95], Cameroon K000510982
    Jan 1, 1993 Sidwell, K. [95], Cameroon K000510983
    Jan 1, 1993 Watts, J. [517], Cameroon K000510979
    Jan 1, 1993 Watts, J. [546], Cameroon K000510987
    Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [152], Cameroon K000510970
    Aug 1, 1972 Brunt, M.A. [334], Cameroon K000073557
    Boughey, A.S. [GC 11116], Cameroon K000073556
    Bogner, J. 39379.000
    Melville, R. [657], Equatorial Guinea 34158.000
    Jeffrey, C. [95], Gabon Impatiens aureokermesina 11790.000

    Bibliography

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 7 (1861)

    Accepted by

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Gilg in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 43: 117 (1909).
    • —F.T.A. 1: 301

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0