Balsaminaceae

Impatiens L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 21 May 2018
  1. Impatiens ahernii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 518; Type: FB 3367 Ahern’s collector (NY, US, iso), Luzon: Rizal, Bosoboso, Sep-1905. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Rizal. Notes: In shaded places on or about limestone cliffs at low and medium elevation. Native.
  2. Impatiens balsamina L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 938; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 307; EPFP 2 (1923) 518. Distribution: India. Notes: Cultivated in all warm countries. Cultivated. Fairly common in cultivation in different forms, sometimes occurring as an escape in waste places. Naturalized.
  3. Impatiens barnesii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519; Type: FB 954 Barnes (NY, US, syn), Luzon: Benguet, May/June-1904. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya. Notes: On or about limestone boulders on open slopes, 1200-1500m. Native.
  4. Impatiens klemmeana Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520; Type: Merrill 4301 (NY, syn), Luzon: Benguet, Bued River, Oct/Nov-1905. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Mountain Province. Notes: Open banks and cliffs, 750-1500m. Native.
  5. Impatiens loheri Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 285; Merr., EPFP 2(1923) 520; Type: Merrill 4547 (NY, syn), Luzon: District of Lepanto (possibly western part of present-day Mountain Province), Nov-1905. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Ifugao, Mountain Province, Nueva Vizcaya. Notes: Ravines in mossy forest, 1800-2200m. Native.
  6. Impatiens manillensis Walp., Nov. Act. Acad. Nat. Cur. 19 Suppl. 1 (1843) 317; Merr., EPFP (1923) 520. = ?Impatiens biganensis Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 283; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519. = ?Impatiens cleistogama Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 285; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519. = ?Impatiens cryptogama Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 285; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519. = Impatiens curranii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 285; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519. = Impatiens caviteana Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 283; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519; Type: Merrill 4179 (US, iso), Luzon: Cavite, Maragondon, Jul-1905. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Cavite, Rizal. Notes: Cliffs and shady stream embankments, 100-340m. Native.
  7. Impatiens platypetala Lindl., Bot. Reg. (1846) t. 68. = Impatiens hutchinsonii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 283; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520. = Impatiens montalbana Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 285; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520, as ‘montalbanica’; Type: Loher 1652 (US, syn), Luzon: Rizal, Monte de la cueva de Montalban, 26-Oct-1890; Merrill 6235 (NY, syn), Luzon: Rizal, Montalban, Nov-1908. = Impatiens pubisepala Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520. = Impatiens quercetorum Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520. = Impatiens elmeri Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519; Type: BS 31916 J.K. Santos (NY, iso), Luzon: Benguet, Pauai, Apr/Jun-1919. = Impatiens mearnsii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520; Type: BS 3416 Mearns (US, iso), Luzon: Benguet, May-1907. = Impatiens burkei Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 283; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519; ≡ Impatiens clemensae Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 283; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519. = Impatiens merrillii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 283; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520. Distribution: Borneo, Java, Moluccas, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatra. LUZON: Benguet, Rizal, MINDANAO: Agusan, Bukidnon, Davao, Lanao, Misamis Occidental, MINDORO, PANAY. Notes: Damp forests and shaded streams, on limestone cliffs, 300-2400m. Native.
  8. Impatiens polyactina Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 283; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520; Type: R.S. Williams 2012 (NY, US, iso), Luzon: Benguet, Kias Hill (Baguio), Benguet Road, 28-Dec-1904. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet. Notes: Open slopes, c. 1200m. Native.
  9. Impatiens ramosii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 285; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520; Type: BS 4573 Ramos (US, syn), Luzon: Rizal, Bosoboso, Aug-1907. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Rizal. Notes: Along streams at medium elevation. Native.
  10. Impatiens rizaliana Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520; Type: Merrill 6234 (US, iso), Luzon: Rizal, Montalban, Nov-1908. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Rizal. Notes: On and about limestone cliffs in shaded places, c. 150m. Native.
  11. Impatiens walleriana Hook.f., Fl. Trop. Afr. 1 (1868) 302. Distribution: Africa. LUZON, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental. Notes: Widespread at higher elevation in Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental were it is found in the forested slopes near waterways. Also found on Mt Banahaw (Luzon) (Derek Cabactulan, pers. comm. 5-Oct-15). Naturalized.

Incertae sedis

  1. Impatiens filicaulis Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 285; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 519. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Rizal. Native.
  2. Impatiens vidalii Hook.f., Kew Bull. (1909) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 520. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. PANAY. Native.

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