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Common name

English: Touch-me-not Balsam

German: Echtes Springkraut

Mandarin: 水金凤 (shui jin feng)

Portuguese: Erva-de-santa-catarina

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Geraniales (35)

        Family: Balsaminaceae (8)(family description)

          Genus: Impatiens (8)

            Epithet: noli-tangere L. (1)

noli-tangere => 'noli me tangere' is a Latin phrase meaning 'touch me not'

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Impatiens noli-tangere at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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