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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.323.2.7

Impatiens nilalohitae (Balsaminaceae): a new species from Northeastern India

VADAKKOOT SANKARAN HAREESH, MAMIYIL SABU

Abstract


Impatiens nilalohitae is described from Arunachal Pradesh, Northeastern India. The new species shows similarities with I. adamowskiana and I. rugosipetala, but differs by having a 10–15-flowered inflorescence, dark purple flowers, and four lateral sepals, among other characters. A detailed description and colour photographs, as well as remarks on geographic distribution and ecology, are provided.


Keywords


Arunachal Pradesh, Balsaminaceae, Impatiens, new species, Monocots

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