Bougainvillea glabra – Bougainvillea

Other notes

Identification Keys: As per eflora of China (2023),

  1. B. glabra: bracts oblong, as long as flowers; flower tube angled.
  2. B. spectabilis: bracts ovate, longer than flowers; flower tube round.



WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 01 Feb 2023. URL:

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 01 Feb 2023. URL:

eFlora of China (2023). Accessed on 01 Feb 2023. URL:

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Bougainvillea glabra Choisy – Bougainvillea. 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.