Sorghum halepense – Johnson Grass

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Borbo cinnara – Rice Swift and Melanitis leda – Common Evening Brown by Tushar Bhagwat from Raigad, Maharashtra in 2016.

 

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 28 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000900376.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 28 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Johnson%20Grass.html.

Page citation

Bhagwat, T. and N. Kawthankar. 2023. Sorghum halepense Pers. – Johnson Grass. 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/sorghum-halepense, accessed 2023/03/30.