Machilus glaucescens – Large-Flowered Bay Tree

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Persea macrantha (WFO, 2023).

 

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Papilio clytia – Common Mime by Manoj P. from Thrissur, Kerala in 2020.

 

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 04 Feb 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001272517.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 04 Feb 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Large-Flowered%20Bay%20Tree.html.

Page citation

Manoj, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Machilus glaucescens (Nees) H.W.Li – Large-Flowered Bay Tree. 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/machilus-glaucescens, accessed 2024/06/18.