Boucerosia umbellata – Umbelled Caralluma

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Caralluma umbellata (WFO, 2022).


Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Danaus chrysippus – Plain Tiger by Medha Rao from Bengaluru, Karnataka in 2015.



WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 23 Dec 2022. URL:

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 23 Dec 2022. URL:

Page citation

Rao, M. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Boucerosia umbellata (Haw.) Wight & Arn. – Umbelled Caralluma. 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 2024/07/22.