African Plant Database

Impatiens meruensis Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 113 (1909)
Information on the genus : Impatiens
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Impatiens meruensis Gilg subsp. meruensis (1909)
Taxon infra-specific
Impatiens meruensis subsp. septentrionalis Grey-Wilson (1979)
Impatiens meruensis Gilg subsp. meruensis (1909)
Impatiens meruensis subsp. cruciata (T.C.E. Fr.) Grey-Wilson (1979)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Decumbent to erect perennial herb to 1 m tall, but often less, 0,30-1 m tall, much-branched in the lower half.
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Ecology : Shaded places in forest, along pathways and track-sides; along rivers and streams; forest fringes; clearings in bushland; sometimes in bamboo thickets; damp forests (particularly Podocarpus forest); swampy areas by rivers; 1100-3630 m alt.
  Extremely variable
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