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.



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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:, accessed 2024/06/23.