A new species of Impatiens from Cambodia

Main report: Impatiens bokorensis: A new species of Balsam from Phnum Bokor National Park, Cambodia.
(SciencyThoughts Blog)
Other Reporting: Novataxa
Scientific Paper: Phytokeys    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Impatiens bokorensis
Species named for: Phnum Bokor National Park, Cambodia
Categories: New Species | Plants

It is an annual herb reaching about 40 cm in height, found growing on sandstone tables in an evergreen tropical forest at about 1050 m above sealevel.  The plants flowered in August and bore fruit in November.  There are about 850-1000 species in the Impatiens genus.

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