Dalbergia latifolia – Black Shisham, Black Rosewood

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Anthene lycaenina – Pointed Ciliate Blue by Paresh Churi from Thane, Maharashtra in 2014.



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 (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 11 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000172240.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 11 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Black%20Rosewood.html.

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Dalbergia latifolia Roxb. – Black Shisham, Black Rosewood. 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/dalbergia-latifolia, accessed 2024/07/16.