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

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Erect herb, 2–4 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers green and white or purplish.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Other Data

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2002 Lane, P. [309], Cameroon K000027086
    Jul 1, 2002 Lane, P. [36], Cameroon K000027087
    Jul 1, 2002 Lane, P. [45], Cameroon K000027088
    Jul 1, 2002 Wheatley, J.I. [383], Cameroon K000027090
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3295], Cameroon K000027080
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3509], Cameroon K000027082
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2412], Cameroon K000027083
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [20], Cameroon K000027089
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3255], Cameroon K000027247
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1716], Cameroon K000027078
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [2373], Cameroon K000027079
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [4186], Cameroon K000027091
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1952], Cameroon K000027092
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [4393], Cameroon K000027093
    Jul 1, 2002 Ensermu, K. [3552], Cameroon K000027246
    Jul 1, 2002 Zapfack, L. [697], Cameroon K000027081
    Jul 1, 2002 Schoenenberger, J. [55], Cameroon K000027085
    Jul 1, 2002 Mackinder, B. [300], Cameroon K000027084
    Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [411], Cameroon K000381379
    Jan 1, 1993 Cheek, M. [3772], Cameroon K000540137
    Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [500], Cameroon K000381372
    Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [500], Cameroon K000381373
    Jan 1, 1993 Kwangue, A. [139], Cameroon K000381374
    Jan 1, 1987 Mambo, P. [11], Cameroon K000073561
    Jan 1, 1908 Mann, G. [1451], Equatorial Guinea K000419431
    Mann, G. [385], Equatorial Guinea K000419430
    Thompson, S.A. [1522], Cameroon K000073560
    Hunt, L. V. [70], Cameroon K000381383

    Bibliography

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 186 (1863)

    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: 115 (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.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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