Flower trivia: Its flowers look like parrots!

Parrot flower (scientific name: Impatiens psittacinaHk. F.): It is a peculiar small herb plant of the genus Impatiens.…

Parrot flower (scientific name: Impatiens psittacinaHk. F.): It is a peculiar small herb plant of the genus Impatiens. It was discovered and confirmed by the botanist E.D. Hook in 1901.


Blooming shape like a parrot. Rich colors, mixed by purple, white, brown-red, dark pink, red and white. It is composed of 5 independent petals. The seeds are ejected and spread by the elastic force of the splitting of the fruit. When the mature pod is touched, it will suddenly split and shoot the seed.

Flower trivia: Its flowers look like parrots!

The parrot flower can be seen in the local botanical garden in Thailand. Its color is pink and purple, mixed with green and deep red, like a colorful parrot with feathers parked in the air or on the grass. The flowering period is from August to September, and the fruiting period is October.

Because of its precious characteristics, this species has no record of introduction and cultivation around the world. In order to protect this plant, the Thai government also prohibits smuggling and smuggling out of the country.

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