Mallotus repandus – Triangular-Leaf Mallotus

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Mahathala ameria – Falcate Oakblue by Sourav Dey from Hooghly, 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.

Banerjee, D., A. Singhamahapatra, and S. Roy. 2023. New larval host plants for three butterfly (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea) species from Rahr region of West Bengal, India. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 9(1), 67–79. DOI: https://doi.org/10.52547/jibs.9.1.67.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 05 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000234715.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 05 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Triangular-Leaf%20Mallotus.html.

Page citation

Dey, S. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Mallotus repandus (Rottler) Müll.Arg. – Triangular-Leaf Mallotus. 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/mallotus-repandus, accessed 2024/02/29.