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Taxon: Impatiens arguta Hook. f. & Thomson

Genus: Impatiens
Family: Balsaminaceae
Nomen number: 19808
Place of publication: J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 4:137. 1859
Link to protologue:
Comment: the portion of volume 4 of this journal containing this article was published on 8 Dec 1959 (fide K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 4 Feb 2015)
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (n.w.), Xizang Zizhiqu (e. & s.e.)]

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


  1. Akiyama, S. et al. 1996. Distribution of Impatiens in Yunnan with notes on distribution pattern of Himalayan elements in Yunnan, SW China. Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, B 21:152-153.
  2. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  3. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  4. Hara, H. 1966-1975. Flora of eastern Himalaya Note: v. 1:1966, v. 2:1971, v. 3:1975
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica. 1985. Iconographia Cormophytorum Sinicorum 2:743. Note: 1972-1976; suppl. 1982-1983
  7. Nair, N. C. 1977. Flora of Bashahr Himalayas. 50.
  8. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.

Check other web resources for Impatiens arguta Hook. f. & Thomson :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19808. Accessed 18 February 2020.