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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.305.1.7

Impatiens arunachalensis (Balsaminaceae), a new species from northeastern India

VADAKKOOT SANKARAN HAREESH, ALFRED JOE, RAJIB GOGOI, MAMIYIL SABU

Abstract


Impatiens arunachalensis, a new species of Impatiens is described from the Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India. Detailed descriptions, distribution, and discussion of ecology along with colour photographs are provided.


Keywords


Arunachal Pradesh, Balsaminaceae, Impatiens, India, new species, Siang, Eudicots

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