Chamaecrista mimosoides – Feather-Leaved Cassia

Other notes

Note: According to HOSTS (2023), this plant is reported as larval host of Eurema brigitta – Small Grass Yellow from Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, West Malaysia and Eurema hecabe – Common Grass Yellow from Sri Lanka. It might be used in India, too, but this needs confirmation.

 

References:

HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 08 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/hostplants/search/.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 11 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000187002.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 11 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Feather-leaved%20Cassia.html.

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2023. Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene – Feather-Leaved Cassia. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/chamaecrista-mimosoides, accessed 2023/12/01.