Bonnaya ciliata – Fringed False Pimpernel

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Lindernia ciliata (WFO, 2023).


Notes: This plant has been reported as a larval host for Junonia almana – Peacock Pansy from Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan (HOSTS, 2023). It might be used in India, too, but this needs confirmation.



HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 04 Feb 2023. URL:

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 04 Feb 2023. URL:

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 04 Feb 2023. URL:

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Bonnaya ciliata (Colsm.) Spreng. – Fringed False Pimpernel. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL:, accessed 2024/06/24.