Cleome rutidosperma – Fringed Spider Flower

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Appias olferna – Eastern Striped Albatross by Savita Bharti from South 24 Parganas, West Bengal in 2019.

 

References:

Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3104.10.4.11495-11550.

WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 31 Dec 2022. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000611568.

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 31 Dec 2022. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Fringed%20Spider%20Flower.html.

Page citation

Bharti, S. and N. Kawthankar 2024. Cleome rutidosperma DC. – Fringed Spider Flower. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/cleome-rutidosperma, accessed 2024/02/21.