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Tuesday, January 10, 2012


The genus Impatiens(Balsams) is the largest genera of angiosperms in the world (and also in western ghats) with over 1000 species worldwide.In India there are over 203 species of impatiens and about 82 species have been reported from Kerala. Nearly 60% of the species found in Kerala are endemic


Jis Sebastian said...

What do you the think this species is? I came across it from Munnar

B. R. RUBIN NAIR said...

dear friend, sorry for the late reply. i wasnt touch with the blog and western ghat for long time and now i made it again to our western ghats. the species is Impatiens maculata.