Salvadora oleoides – Large Toothbrush Tree

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Colotis protractus – Blue-spotted Arab by Milind Bhakare from Bikaner, Rajasthan in 2011.

 

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 20 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001271757.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 20 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Bada%20Peelu.html.

Page citation

Bhakare, M. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Salvadora oleoides Decne. – Large Toothbrush 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/salvadora-oleoides, accessed 2024/07/16.