Impatiens balsamina (English) [ IPA: ɪmˈpeɪʃənz balsamina ASM: ইমপেচিয়েন্স বালচামিনা]
Contributed by: Anjal Borah (অঞ্জল বৰা) on 2009-10-28
1. Flowers(Common Noun) Impatiens balsamina is a species of Impatiens native to southern Asia in India and Myanmar.It is called kamantigue in the Philippines. It is an annual plant growing to 20–75 cm tall, with a thick, but soft stem. The leaves are spirally-arranged, 2.5–9 cm long and 1–2.5 cm broad, with a deeply toothed margin. The flowers are red, pink, purple, or white, and 2.5–5 cm diameter; they are pollinated by bees and other insects, and also by nectar-feeding birds. Different parts of the plant are used to treat disease and skin afflctions; the leaves, seeds, and stems are also edible if cooked. কোমল ৰঙচুৱা কাণ্ডৰ, বহল সেউজীয়া পাতৰ, মহুৰা আকৃতিৰ সিৰযুক্ত ফলৰ গছ৷ ফল ফাটিলে আগটো ঘেৰখাই কেৰুৰ আকৃতি হয়৷ ল’ৰা-ছোৱালীয়ে তাক কাণত পিন্ধি ধেমালি কৰে৷