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New taxa of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) from Madagascar. V. New species of Impatiens from Masoala Peninsula

Eberhard FISCHER & Marie Élisette RAHELIVOLOLONA

en Adansonia 29 (2) - Pages 317-332

Published on 28 December 2007

Nine new species of Impatiens from Masoala Peninsula are described and illustrated (Impatiens scenarioi, I. ambanizanensis, I. salifii, I. nanatonaensis, I. tafononensis, I. nidus-apis, I. saolana, I. mamyi, and I. volatianae). Impatiens scenarioi belongs to subgenus Impatiens and is related to I. wohlhauseri and I. kuepferi, while the remaining species belong to subgenus Trimorphopetalum. Impatiens ambanizanensis is related to I. salifii, I. nanatonaensis to I. tafononensis, I. nidus-apis to I. celligera, I. saloana to I. luteoviridis, I. mamyi to I. stefaniae and I. volatianae to I. oniveensis.
Keywords :
Balsaminaceae, Impatiens, sous-genre Impatiens, sous-genre Trimorphopetalum, Masoala, Madagascar, new species
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