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Lectotypification and amended description of two species of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) from Northeast India


Critical examination and literature survey on Impatiens species of Eastern Himalaya revealed that Impatiens citrina Hook. f. and I. tropaeolifolia Griff. ex Hook. f. need to be lectotypified. So lectotypes are designated, detailed descriptions from live material and coloured illustrations for easy identification are provided.


Anjaw, Arunachal Pradesh, Balsaminaceae, Impatiens, citrina, tropaeolifolia Lectotypification, Lohit, Nagaland.


Author Biography

Rajib Gogoi

Sr. Scientist

Souravjyoti Borah

Curator, Botany Department


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