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Family: BALSAMINACEAE 

 Impatiens opinata
 

Photo from Specks Exotica.

 

  

Author:  William Grant Craib 1926
Family:  Balsaminaceae
Habitat:  Thailand, Malaysia
Soil:  Peat/Limestone Gravel
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum - Medium
Thickness:  12 Centimetres
Height:  30-50 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Balsaminaceae family was given this name by William Grant Craib in 1926. It is found in Thailand and Malaysia, growing in a well drained mix of limestone gravel and organic material with quite some water and little sun. The caudex can grow to twelve centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 30 or even 50 centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow.