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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, SB; Smets, EF; Vrijdaghs, A (2012). "Annals of Botany: Floral development of Hydrocera and Impatiens". Ann Bot. 109 (7): 1285–96. doi:10.1093/aob/mcs065. PMC 3359920. PMID 22499855.