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Impatiens walleriana is a herb from Africa. It has been introduced to many countries as an ornamental but has escaped from gardens and naturalised. Impatiens glandulifera can be very invasive, as in La Réunion, where it is dominant or co-dominant in natural or semi-natural environments.

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Compiler: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)

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Publication date: 2008-03-14

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2020) Species profile: Impatiens walleriana. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/species.php?sc=1272 on 18-09-2020.

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Informations on Impatiens walleriana has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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Bibliography
6 references found for Impatiens walleriana

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Conservatoire Botanique National De Mascarin (BOULLET V. coord.) 2007. - Impatiens walleriana Index de la flore vasculaire de la R�union (Trach�ophytes) : statuts, menaces et protections. - Version 2007.1
Summary: Base de donn�es sur la flore de la R�union. De nombreuses informations tr�s utiles.
Available from: http://flore.cbnm.org/index2.php?page=taxon&num=f3175210f90bfc7ea82901db0ef7452f [Accessed 7 April 2008]
Fournet, J. 2002. Flore illustr�e des phan�rogames de guadeloupe et de Martinique. CIRAD-Gondwana editions.
ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System), 2008. Online Database Impatiens walleriana Hook. f.
Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
Available from: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=503160 [Accessed 12 March 2008]
MacKee, H.S. 1994. Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultiv�es en Nouvelle-Cal�donie, 2nd edn. MNHN, Paris.
Summary: Cet ouvrage liste 1412 taxons (esp�ces, sous esp�ces et vari�t�s) introduits en Nouvelle-Cal�donie. L auteur pr�cise dans la majorit� des cas si l esp�ce est cultiv�e ou naturalis�e.
PIER (Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk), 2006. Impatiens walleriana.
Summary: Available from: http://www.hear.org/pier/species/impatiens_walleriana.htm [Accessed 7 April 2008]
Contact
The following 1 contacts offer information an advice on Impatiens walleriana
Lavergne,
Christophe
Geographic region: Indian Ocean
Ecosystem: Terrestrial
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Conservatoire Botanique National de Mascarin
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2 rue du P�re Georges Domaine des Colima�ons 97436 SAINT LEU
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(33) 02 62 24 92 27
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