Impatiens balsamina L.

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Synonyms: Impatiens eriocarpa Launert
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Notes: This species, apparently found naturalized, was mistakenly seen as a new species and described as Impatiens eriocarpa Launert
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Worldwide distribution: Native to India and Southeast Asia
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 36. as Impatiens eriocarpa

Grey-Wilson, C. (1980). Impatiens of Africa A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Pages 223 - 224. (Includes a picture).

Launert, E. (1963). Balsaminaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Page 170. as Impatiens eriocarpa

Launert, E. & Gonçalves, M.L. (1969). 36. Balsaminaceae Flora de Moçambique Junta de Investigaçoes de Ultramar, Centro de Botanica Pages 8 - 9.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Impatiens balsamina
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Impatiens balsamina
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Impatiens balsamina., retrieved 30 November 2023

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