Impatiens spp. "New Guinea hybrid"

Location Collected: Sokehs, Dolon
Date Collected: Dec. 13, 99
Collected by: Emiso Weilbacher


  1. Genus: Impatiens [Tentative identification by D. Lee Ling]
  2. Family:
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  4. Chuukese name:
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  8. Growth form: herb
  9. Growth location: terrestrial
  10. Growth environment: grows wildly along the road of Dolon
  11. Growth zone: tropical
  12. Average height: 41-58 cm
  13. Stem: non-woody stem or doesn't grow a true bark, unbranched, green mixed with red color
  14. Leaf arrangement: simple, alternate,
  15. Stipule: absent
  16. Petioles: 2-3 cm long
  17. Leaf blade: laceolate shape with an acuminate tip, pinnate venation, doubly serrate,2.5-11 cm,
  18. Inflorescence: umble to panicle inflorescence with two to three pair of flowers coming off from the top axis, pedicel is 4-6 cm long,
  19. Floral bracts: none
  20. Flower: rotate to spurred, actinomorphic, dioecious
  21. Calyx: four light green sepals
  22. Corolla: five pink pedals, rotate shaped,
  23. Stamens: single 5 mm long with purple powdery pores on the tip
  24. Ovary: posterior
  25. Style: single 3-4 mm long, green base and the tip is redish
  26. Fruit: none
  27. Seed: none
  28. Anything else:
  29. Cultural usage:

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