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Pink leaves, the crown consists of five petals, of which the lateral pairs are fused each.
Spotted during a morning walk at Kebun Raya Cibodas, a 80ha area above 1.400 metres high, mix of botanical park with big trees & palms and surrounded by rainforest at the foot of Gene volcano, Java - Indonesia. Widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere and the tropics
The scientific name Impatiens (Latin for "impatient") and the common name "touch-me-not" refer to the explosive dehiscence of the seed capsules. The mature capsules burst, sending seeds up to several meters away. Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Asterids Order: Ericales Family: Balsaminaceae Genus: Impatiens