Botanical name: Impatiens leschenaultii Family: Balsaminaceae (Balsam family)
Synonyms: Balsamina leschenaultii
Leschenault's Balsam is a rare balsam found in the Nilgiri hills. Flowers are white with pinkish tinge. Upper sepals are ovate, long-pointed. Standard is 2-lobed spurred at the back, wings 2-lobed, lib boat-shaped. Spur is slender, incurved. The plant is almost shrubby, with stalked elliptic leaves arranged opposite and alternate, recurved. Leaves base is narrow, tip long-pointed and margin toothed.
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