Taxon: Impatiens sodenii Engl. & Warb.

Genus: Impatiens
Family: Balsaminaceae
Nomen number: 70378
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler, Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 46:55. 1894 (Engl., Planzenw. Ost-Afrikas C:253. 1895)
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: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • shrub balsam  (Source: F NZeal) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F NZeal)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand - North Island
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Colombia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Agnew, A. D. Q. Upland Kenya wild flowers: a flora of the ferns and herbaceous flowering plants of upland Kenya. 1974 (Flow Kenya)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Fernández-Alonso, J. L. & M. Hernández-Schmidt 2007. Catalogue of the vascular flora of the upper Subachoque river basin (Cundinamarca, Colombia) (Caldasia) 29:73-104.
  • Grey-Wilson, C. 1980. Impatiens of Africa. 1980 (Impatiens Afr) 90.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. 1993 (L Macar ed4)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)


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