genus Impatiens


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Noun1.genus Impatiens - annual or perennial herbs with stems more or less succulent; cosmopolitan except for South America, Australia, and New Zealand
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
balsam family, Balsaminaceae, family Balsaminaceae - distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers
celandine, Impatiens capensis, jewelweed, lady's earrings, orange balsam, touch-me-not - North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil
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impatiens Any of various plants of the genus Impatiens, which includes the jewelweed.
Several attributes of the genus Impatiens make it an ideal organism for studies that address evolutionary questions.
(Balsaminaceae) is one of the two species in the genus Impatiens found in Eastern North America.