Impatiens zombensis Baker

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Impatiens zombensis

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Slopes of Mt Mabu

Impatiens zombensis

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Slopes of Mt Mabu

Impatiens zombensis

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Slopes of Mt Mabu

Impatiens zombensis

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Slopes of Mt Mabu

Impatiens zombensis

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Slopes of Mt Mabu

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Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Notes: Closely related and similar to Impatiens oreocallis, which differs in having sessile leaves and emarginate upper lobes of the lateral petals.
Derivation of specific name: zombensis: from Zomba in southern Malawi, although the type specimen is possibly from Mt Mulanje.
Habitat: On wet rocks and moist, shaded streambanks, along forest edges and sometimes in open secondary scrub.
Altitude range: 870 - 2250 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Malawi and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: Z
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 26 July 2012
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 64 - 65. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 115.

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 37.

Grey-Wilson, C. (1980). Impatiens of Africa A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Pages 125 - 126. (Includes a picture).

Launert, E. (1963). Balsaminaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 178 - 179.

Launert, E. & Gonçalves, M.L. (1969). 36. Balsaminaceae Flora de Moçambique Junta de Investigaçoes de Ultramar, Centro de Botanica Pages 18 - 19.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 61.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Impatiens zombensis
African Plant Database: Impatiens zombensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Impatiens zombensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Impatiens zombensis
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Impatiens zombensis
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Impatiens zombensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=175710, retrieved 17 September 2019

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