Alpinia calcarata – Snap Ginger

Other notes

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 15 Jan 2023. URL:
Nair, V.P. (2002). New Larval Food Plant of the Grass Demon Udaspes Folus Cramer and the Restricted Demon Notocrypta Curvifascia Felder & Felder, Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (JBNHS), 99(2): 348.
WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 15 Jan 2023. URL:

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Alpinia calcarata (Haw.) Roscoe – Snap Ginger. 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 2024/05/27.