Impatiens capillipes (Balsaminaceae), a new record for Thailand


  • Saroj Ruchisansakun Department of Plant Science, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Pramote Triboun National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 113 Thailand Science Park, Khlong Nueng, Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand.
  • Piyakaset Suksathan Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, The Botanical Garden Organization, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand.



Balsam, Impatiens, Lithophytic, Myanmar, Thailand


Impatiens capillipes was found for the first time in Thailand. The population in Thailand has slightly larger leaves and flowers than the population in Myanmar. An expanded description of this species and colour photographs are provided.


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How to Cite

Ruchisansakun, S., Triboun, P., & Suksathan, P. . (2020). Impatiens capillipes (Balsaminaceae), a new record for Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 48(1), 48–51.




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