Alpinia purpurata – Red Ginger

Larval Host Plant

Udaspes folus – Grass Demon

Other notes


WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 16 Jan 2023. URL:

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 16 Jan 2023. URL:

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K.Schum. – Red 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 2024/05/24.