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Family: BALSAMINACEAE 

 Impatiens mirabilis
 

Large plant from Oahu's Audobon Center. Photo by Geoff Stein.

  
Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1891
Family:  Balsaminaceae
Habitat:  Langkawi, Malaysia
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  15 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
Got it from:  Bangkok
Year:  2006

The yellow flower, seen at Grootscholten.

I thought I had a Impatien mirabilis, but after it flowered, I don't know whet it is - for now.

    This member of the Balsaminaceae family was described by Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1891. It is found on the Malaysian island Langkawi. It grows in peat with lots of water in summer, an some sun. The swollen stem can grow up to fifteen centimetres in diameter and 60 centimetres high. The flowers are yellow.