African Plant Database

Impatiens niamniamensis Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 104 (1909)
Information on the genus : Impatiens
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Impatiens myriantha Gilg (1909)
=Impatiens bicolor Hook. f. (1862)
=Impatiens violaceo-pilosula De Wild. (1922)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Upright perennial, rarely annual herb; stems thick and fleshy, sprawling, scrambling to 2,5 m; stem generally much-branched;
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Ecology : Moist, usually densely shaded sites, forest, riverine and swamp forest, bushland, river banks, pathways; occasionally epiphytic on trunks and stumps of trees; sometimes on rocks; 370-2400 m alt. – Cultivated. Fernando Poo (Bioko).
  Very variable.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°7168 modified 2007-03-30
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