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: Aurora, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Nueva Vizcaya, Rizal, MINDANAO: Agusan, Agusan del Norte, Bukidnon, Cotabato (photos), Davao, Davao Oriental, Davao de Oro (photos), Davao del Sur, Lanao, Misamis Occidental, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, MINDORO, PALAWAN, PANAY, SAMAR. 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: Quezon (photos), 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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