Indigofera linifolia – Narrowleaf Indigo

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Freyeria putli – Black-spotted Grass Jewel by Paresh Churi from Palghar, Maharashtra in 2010.



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Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Indigofera linifolia (L.f.) Retz. – Narrowleaf Indigo. 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 2024/03/04.