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Volume 4 | Number 2 | November 2012 v4i2.82 taprobanica 42 cover


Volume 4 | Number 2 | November 2012
Short Note
ISSN: 1800-427X (print)
eISSN: 1800-427X (online)

Submitted date: 5 October 2012
Accepted date: 16 October 2012
Published date: 14 November 2012
Pp. 118-119.

A taxonomic note on Impatiens disotis Hooker, 1906 (Family: Balsaminaceae)

E.S.S. Kumar*, A.G. Pandurangan & P.E. Roy
*E-mail: santhoshkumares@gmail.com

The genus Impatiens consists of over 1000 species distributed in the Old World tropics and subtropics. In India, the genus is represented by more than 200 species that occur mainly in three major centers of diversity, Western Himalayas, North East India, and the Western Ghats, of which the state of Kerala harbours 72 species, most of which are rare, endangered or threatened.

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