Large plant from Oahu's Audobon Center.
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.
Dalton Hooker, 1891
This member of the
Balsaminaceae family was described by Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1891.
It is found on the Malaysian island Langkawi and in Thailand. It grows in
a rich soil with
lots of water in summer, and some sun. The swollen stem can grow up
from fifteen to 40 centimetres in diameter and the plant 60 to 120 centimetres high. The
flowers are yellow.
genera name means 'impatience', referring to the fruits which pops
when ripe and touched. The species name means 'remarkable' or