Impatiens tanintharyiensis, a new record of Impatiens sect. Semeiocardium (Balsaminaceae) for Thailand

  • Saroj Ruchisansakun Department of Plant Science, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Piyakaset Suksathan Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, The Botanical Garden Organization, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
  • Pramote Triboun National Biobank of Thailand, National Science and Technology Development Agency, 111 Thailand Science Park, Khlong Nueng, Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand.
  • Chalit Sinrothanakorn Ngao Waterfall National Park, Ranong 85000, Thailand.
Keywords: asymmetric flower, balsam, South-East Asia, waterfall, Ericales

Abstract

Impatiens tanintharyiensis (Balsaminaceae) is reported in Thailand for the first time from a population in Ngao Waterfall National Park, Ranong Province. This population differs from that at the type locality in Myanmar by having smaller, purple flowers (vs bigger purplish-pink flowers). An expanded description of this taxon and colour photographs are provided.

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Published
2021-02-08
How to Cite
Ruchisansakun, S., Suksathan, P., Triboun, P., & Sinrothanakorn, C. (2021). Impatiens tanintharyiensis, a new record of Impatiens sect. Semeiocardium (Balsaminaceae) for Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 49(1), 44-48. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2021.49.1.04
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