Ichnocarpus frutescens – Black Creeper

Other notes

Natural History: Also known as Krishna Sariva.

 

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Euploea mulciber – Striped Blue Crow by Aaratrik Pal from Darjeeling, 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 (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 24 Dec 2022. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000217289.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 24 Dec 2022. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Black%20Creeper.html.

Page citation

Pal, A. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Ichnocarpus frutescens (L.) W.T.Aiton – Black Creeper. 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/ichnocarpus-frutescens, accessed 2024/03/04.