African Plant Database

Impatiens hians Hook. f.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 6: 7 (1862)
Information on the genus : Impatiens
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Impatiens hians Hook. f. var. hians (1862)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Impatiens aureo-kermesina Gilg (1909)
Taxon infra-specific
Impatiens hians Hook. f. var. hians (1862)
Impatiens hians var. bipindensis (Gilg) Grey-Wilson (1979)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a thin rhizomatous rootstock; stems ± erect, the base with numerous, erect stems, ..
Ecology : Humid, shady areas in forests along streams and rivulets, often in rather marshy ground; occasionally epiphytic on mossy tree trunks close to the ground; 300-2200 m alt. Comprises 2 vars. Fernando Poo (Bioko).
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Record n°175458 modified 2007-03-30
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