impatiens balsamīna, native of the East Indies, is a common cultivated species.
The two genera best known in British gardens are Balsamina and impatiens.
In similar low places, impatiens graminifolia of Churra was seen, and Hedysarum gyrans.
impatiens Sultani is a generally known conservatory plant, making a charming pot subject for warm greenhouse or a room.
Observed Sabia in some of the jungles; the only interesting plants gathered were an impatiens and two or three Acanthaceæ.
A separate order, called Hydrocere, has been made of one of the species of impatiens (I. natans).
The production of a flower-bud has even been noticed on the root of a species of impatiens.
I have only recorded a single instance, and in this a honey bee was seen to perforate the fragile spurs of impatiens.
Three species of impatiens, two with bright pink flowers are common.
The garden balsam is an annual plant, impatiens balsamina, and the balsam apple is the fruit of Momordica balsamina, nat.