Lectotypification of the name Impatiens toppinii Dunn, a new addition of the species for flora of India

Souravjyoti Borah, Rajib Gogoi, P. Satyanarayana, Sheng-Xiang Yu


Impatiens toppinii Dunn (Balsaminaceae) was re-collected after a century from Arunachal Pradesh, India. The species was earlier known only from Kachin hills, Myanmar. A lectotype is designated, a detailed description from live material and coloured illustrations for easy identification are provided.


plant diversity research, Impatiens, Balsaminaceae, India

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7751/telopea8324