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Taxon: Impatiens capensis Meerb.

 
Genus: Impatiens
Family: Balsaminaceae
Nomen number: 19813
Place of publication: Afb. zeldz. gew. t. 10. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 5 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territory (s.w.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e. & n.), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota (e.), Oklahoma (e.), South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Balsaminaceae&GenusID=Impatiens&SpeciesID=capensis), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland (s.w.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany (w.), Poland
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


References:

  1. Adamowski, W. 2009. Impatiens balfourii as an emerging invader in Europe. In P. Pyšek & J. Pergl, eds., Biological invasions: towards a synthesis (Neobiota) 8:183-194.
  2. Akiyama, S. 2000. A new record of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) in Honshu, Japan Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 26:61-65.
  3. Clifton, R. Madagscar's Balsams. 2001 (Madag Balsams) 47.
  4. Cody, W. J. Flora of the Yukon Territory. (F Yukon)
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  6. Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas. (F NC Tex)
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  11. Fuchs, H. P. 1962. Nomenklatorische Erganzungen zu der Arbeit Nicholas Meerburg und die drei von Ihm verfassten botanischen Tafelwerke Acta Bot. Neerl. 11:69-89.
  12. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  13. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  14. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  15. Hinds, H. R. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2. (F New Brunswick)
  16. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  17. Knebel. I. 1999. Impatiens capensis Meerb. in der Urdenbacher Kampe - erster nachweis dieses springkrautes in NRW? Florist. Rundbr. 32(2):123-125.
  18. Krogerus, H. 1977. Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) inford till Lojo-omradet i sydvastra Finland - Impatiens capensis introduced into the Lojo-area in southwestern Finland Memoranda Soc. Fauna Fl. Fenn. 53:99-102.
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  20. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  21. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  22. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  23. Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. (F Alberta)
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  25. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  26. Pawlaczyk, P. & W. Adamowski 1991. Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) - nowy gatunek we florze Polski [Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) - new species in the flora of Poland] Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 35:225-232.
  27. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  28. Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada. 1980 (F NW Terr)
  29. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  30. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  31. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  32. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  33. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  34. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  35. Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource). (Atlas SCarol)
  36. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  37. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  38. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource). (F Wisconsin)
  39. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)
  40. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Impatiens capensis Meerb. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19813. Accessed 18 November 2018.