EPPO Global Database

Impatiens walleriana(IPAWA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: IPAWA
  • Preferred name: Impatiens walleriana
  • Authority: Hooker


Kenya to Zambia and Mozambique. Introduced in Mediterranean (Morocco), Sri Lanka, Indochina (Vietnam), Malesia (Malaya), China, USA (eastern), Mexico, Central America, Venezuela to Ecuador, Bolivia, eastern Brazil, Argentina. Widely cultivated as an ornamental

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Impatiens holstii Engler & Warburg
Impatiens sultani Hooker
mpatiens petersiana Gilg ex Grignan

Common names
Name Language
busy-lizzy English
patience plant English
fleißiges Lieschen German
balsamine French
impatience French
amor de quince Spanish
chalilla Spanish
chata Spanish
sultansbalsemien Dutch
alegria-de-casa Portuguese
balsamina-de-zanzibar Portuguese
afurikahôsenka Japanese
impatiensu Japanese
アフリカホウセンカ Japanese
インパティエンス Japanese
camgüzeli Turkish
niecierpek Waleriana Polish
sū dān fèng xiān huā Chinese
苏丹凤仙花 Chinese