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Author: Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1874
Origin:  Myanmar, Thailand
Soil:  Limestone Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  100 Centimetres
Flower:  Pink - White / Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Balsaminaceae family was given this name by Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1874. It is found in Myanmar and Thailand, growing in a well drained limestone soil with some to plenty water and some sun. The caudex can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 100 centimetres in height. The flowers are from white to pink with a yellow lower inner.

The genera name means 'impatience', referring to the fruits which pops when ripe and touched. The species is named after Charles Samuel Pollock Parish, 1822-1897, who collected plants in Burma (present day Myanmar) between 1852 and 1878.

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