Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Cameroon, China, Equatorial Guinea

Species/Common Names:
Impatiens etindensis
Impatiens frithii
Impatiens letouzeyi
Impatiens morsei
Velvet Love
Impatiens obesa
Impatiens omeiana
Impatiens pritzelii
Impatiens sakerana
Impatiens wilsoni

Facts Summary:
Impatiens (commonly known as the Jewelweed species) is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Cameroon, China, Equatorial Guinea.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Impatiens etindensisVU-IUCN2000Cameroon
2. Impatiens frithiiEN-IUCN2004Cameroon
3. Impatiens letouzeyiEN-IUCN2004Cameroon
4. Impatiens morseiVU-IUCN2004China
5. Impatiens obesaEN-IUCN2004China
6. Impatiens omeianaEN-IUCN2004China
7. Impatiens pritzeliiEN-IUCN2004China
8. Impatiens sakeranaVU-IUCN2004Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
9. Impatiens wilsoniEN-IUCN2004China

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