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Key to Impatiens

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1. Flowers yellow-orange (pink, cream), with dark red marks or not; leaves acute, entire to coarse-crenate; stipules 0 ..... [I. capensis]

1' Flowers white, pink, or purple, with yellow or dark purple marks or not; leaves acute to acuminate, serrate; stipules gland-like

2. Taper to flower spur gradual, spur ± straight, 10–10 mm; leaves alternate; stipules dome-shaped, unlobed, < 1 mm..... I. balfourii

2' Taper to flower spur abrupt, spur ± recurved, 5–6 mm; leaves opposite or whorled; stipules oblong, lobed or not, 2–4 mm..... I. glandulifera


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