Genus: Impatiens

Impatiens capensis
Impatiens capensis Meerb.

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Last Modified 01/18/2013

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Impatiens Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 937. 1753.

List of Impatiens Species

References to Impatiens

  • Abrahamson, W. G.; Hershey, B. J. 1977. Resource allocation and growth of Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) in two habitats. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 160-164.
  • Camp, W. H. 1947. Distribution patterns in modern plants and the problems of ancient dispersals. Ecol. Monogr. 17: 161-83.
  • Cipollini, K. A. 2008. Separating above- and belowground effects of Alliaria petiolata and Lonicera maackii on the performance of Impatiens capensis. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 160: 117-128.
  • Dixon, Peter; Weinig, C.; Schmitt, J. 2001. Susceptibility to UV damage in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae): testing for opportunity costs to shade-avoidance and population differentiation. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 1401-1408.
  • Frey, F. M.; Davis, R. M.; Delph, L. F. 2005. Manipulation of floral symmetry does not affect seed production in Impatiens pallida. Int. J. Plant Sci. 166: 659-662.
  • Gould, A. M. A.; Gorchov, D. L. 2000. Effects of the exotic invasive shrub Lonicera maackii on the survival and fecundity of three species of native annuals. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 144: 36-50.
  • Gross, J.; Husband, B. C.; Stewart, S. C. 1998. Phenotypic selection in a natural population of Impatiens pallida Nutt. (Balsaminaceae). J. Evol. Biol. 11: 589-609.
  • Heinrich, B. 1979. Majoring and minoring by foraging bumble bees Bombus vagans, an experimental analysis. Ecology 60: 245-255.
  • Heschel, M. S. 2002. Population differentiation and natural selection for water-use efficiency in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 163: 907-912.
  • Heschel, M. S.; Hausmann, N.; Schmitt, J. 2005. Testing for stress-dependent inbreeding depression in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 92: 1322-1329.
  • Heschel, M. S.; Riginos, C. 2005. Mechanisms of selection for drought stress tolerance and avoidance in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 92: 37-44.
  • Hoppes, W. G. 1988. Seedfall pattern of several species of bird-dispersed plants in an Illinois woodland. Ecology 69: 320-329.
  • Hurlbert, A. H. 1996. Mobility of Impatiens capensis flowers: effect on pollen deposition and hummingbird foraging. Oecologia 105: 243-246.
  • Janssens, S. 2006. Phylogenetics of Impatiens and Hydrocera (Balsaminaceae) using chloroplast atpB-rbcL spacer sequences. Syst. Bot. 31: 171-180.
  • Knight, S. E.; Waller, D. M. 1987. Genetic consequences of outcrossing in the cleistogamous annual, Impatiens capensis. I. Population-genetic structure. Evolution 41: 969-978.
  • Leck, M. A. 1996. Germination of macrophytes from a Delaware River tidal freshwater wetland. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 123: 48-67.
  • Lovell, J. H. 1898. The insect visitors of flowers. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 382-390.
  • Lu, Y. 2000. Effects of density on mixed mating systems and reproduction in natural populations of Impatiens capensis. Int. J. Plant Sci. 161: 671-681.
  • Maliakal, S. K. 1999. Effects of red to far-red ratio and plant density on biomass allocation and gas exchange in Impatiens capensis. Int. J. Plant Sci. 160: 723-733.
  • Meekins, J. F.; McCarthy, B. C. 1999. Competitive ability of Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard, Brassicaceae), an invasive, nonindigenous forest herb. Int. J. Plant Sci. 160: 743-752.
  • Paratley, R. D. 1986. Vegetation-environment relations in a conifer swamp in central New York. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 113: 357-371.
  • Riginos, C. 2007. Maternal effects of drought stress and inbreeding in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 1984-1991.
  • Rust, R. W. 1977. Pollination in Impatiens capensis and Impatiens pallida (Balsaminaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 361-367.
  • Schemske, D. W. 1978. Evolution of reproductive characteristics in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae): the significance of cleistogamy and chasmogamy. Ecology 59: 596-613.
  • Schmitt, J.; Eccleston, J.; Ehrhardt, D. W. 1987. Density-dependent flowering phenology, outcrossing, and reproduction in Impatiens capensis. Oecologia 72: 341-347.
  • Steets, J. A.; Ashman, T. L. 2004. Herbivory alters the expression of a mixed-mating system. Amer. J. Bot. 91: 1046-1051.
  • Steets, J. A.; Ashman, T. L. 2010. Maternal effects of herbivory in Impatiens capensis. Int. J. Plant Sci. 171: 509-518.
  • Tabak, N. M.; von Wettberg, E. 2008. Native and introduced jewelweeds of the Northeast. Northeastern Naturalist 15: 159-176.
  • Temeles, E. J.; Pan, I. L. 2002. Effect of nectar robbery on phase duration, nectar volume, and pollination in a protandrous plant. Int. J. Plant Sci. 163: 803-808.
  • Travers, S. E.; Temeles, E. J.; Pan, I. 2003. The relationship between nectar spur curvature in jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) and pollen removal by hummingbird pollinators. Canad. J. Bot. 81: 164-170.
  • Waller, D. M. 1979. The relative costs of self- and cross-fertilized seeds in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 66: 313-320.
  • Waller, D. M.; Knight, S. E. 1989. Genetics of outcrossing in the cleistogamous annual, Impatiens capensis. II. Outcrossing rates and genotypic correlations. Evolution 43: 860-869.
  • Walters, B. B.; Stiles, E. W. 1996. Effect of canopy gaps and flower patch size on pollinator visitation of Impatiens capensis. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 123: 184-8.
  • Williams, C. E. 2000. Use of turtlehead (Chelone glabra L.) and other herbaceous plants to assess intensity of white-tailed deer browsing on Allegheny Plateau riparian forests, USA. Biol. Conserv. 92: 207-215. (Other genera/species discussed)
  • Young, H. J. 2007. Foraging behavior affects pollen removal and deposition in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 1267-1271.
  • Yuan, Y. M. 2004. Phylogeny and biogeography of Balsaminaceae inferred from ITS sequences. Taxon 53: 391-403.