Impatiens polyantha Gilg

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Synonyms: Impatiens brachycentra G.M. Schulze & Launert
Impatiens obscure-rosacea Gilg
Impatiens richardsiae Launert
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Status: Native
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Altitude range: 1400 - 2750 m
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 64 - 65. as Impatiens richardsiae (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 115. (Includes a picture).

Launert, E. (1963). Balsaminaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 170 - 171. As Impatiens richardsiae

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Flora of Malawi: Impatiens polyantha

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Impatiens polyantha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Impatiens polyantha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Impatiens polyantha
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Impatiens polyantha
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Impatiens polyantha
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Impatiens polyantha
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Impatiens polyantha
JSTOR Plant Science: Impatiens polyantha
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Impatiens polyantha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Impatiens polyantha
Plants of the World Online: Impatiens polyantha
The Plant List (version 1.1): Impatiens polyantha
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Wikipedia: Impatiens polyantha

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Impatiens polyantha., retrieved 19 September 2019

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