Impatiens veerapazhasii Ratheesh, Sujanapal & Meera

, J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 5(1): 154 (153-158; figs. 1-2) (2011).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:60456704-2
Publication
Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Fort Worth, Texas
Collation
5(1): 154 (153-158; figs. 1-2)
Date of Publication
5 Aug 2011
Family as entered in IPNI
Balsaminaceae

Type Information

Collector Team
M. K. Ratheesh Narayanan MSSH 1003
Locality
Wayanad district: Kurichiarmala, alt. ±1500 m
Collection Date
8 Aug 2007
Type Herbaria
holotype MH
isotype CALI
isotype MSSH
Latitude
11° 35' N
Longitude
75° 58' E
Distribution Of Types
Kerala (India, Indian Subcontinent, Asia-Tropical)

Remarks

Etymology: The specific epithet denotes the ‘Lion of Kerala,’ great Pazhassiraja, who made valiant movements against English rulers, fighting for freedom. Wayanad forests and its ethnic group ‘Kurichya community’ gave shelter and support to this great warrior, during his traditional war against the English Army.