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Impatiens pallida.jpg
Impatiens pallida flower
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Balsaminaceae
Binomial name

The Balsaminaceae is a family of two genera and around 850 to 1,000 species, mostly in the genus Impatiens. The two genera in this family are Impatiens and Hydrocera.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. 2009-10-01. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. ISSN 0024-4074.
  2. Janssens, Steven B.; Smets, Erik F.; Vrijdaghs, Alexander (2012-6). "Floral development of Hydrocera and Impatiens reveals evolutionary trends in the most early diverged lineages of the Balsaminaceae". Annals of Botany. 109 (7): 1285–1296. doi:10.1093/aob/mcs065. ISSN 0305-7364. PMC 3359920. PMID 22499855. Check date values in: |date= (help)