Andrographis serpyllifolia – Roundleaf Chiretta

Larval Host Plant

Junonia orithya – Blue Pansy

Other notes

Natural History: A medicinal plant native to South India. Trailing habit, rounded leaves and white flowers are its characteristics (Flowers of India, 2022).



WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL:

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 18 Dec 2022. URL:

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Andrographis serpyllifolia (Vahl) Wight – Roundleaf Chiretta. 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 2024/07/21.