Taxon: Impatiens scabrida DC.

Genus: Impatiens
Family: Balsaminaceae
Nomen number: 19852
Place of publication: Prodr. 1:687. 1824
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-2003 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:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Arunachal Pradesh, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Sikkim, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal; Nepal; Pakistan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Akiyama, S. et al. 1992. Notes on East Himalayan species of Impatiens (1) J. Jap. Bot. 67:192.
  • Akiyama, S. et al. 1991. Taxonomic notes on the east Himalayan species of Impatiens Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 34:83.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. 1977 (HF Dehra Dun)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hara, H. Flora of eastern Himalaya. v. 1:1966, v. 2:1971, v. 3:1975 (F EHimal)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Nair, N. C. 1977. Flora of Bashahr Himalayas 51.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Polunin, O. & A. Stainton Flowers of the Himalaya. 1984 (Flow Himal)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)


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