Taxon: Impatiens hawkeri W. Bull

Genus: Impatiens
Family: Balsaminaceae
Nomen number: 19827
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 2, 25:760, t. 168. 1886
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Comment: A very variable species treated here in the broad sense
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea ; Solomon Islands

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Grey-Wilson, C. 1979. Impatiens in Papuasia Kew Bull. 34:669.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Royen, P. 1982. The alpine flora of New Guinea. (Alp F New Guinea) 3:2286.


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