Chamaecrista pumila – Dwarf Cassia

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Eurema brigitta – Small Grass Yellow by Milind Bhakare from Satara, Maharashtra in 2012.



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Page citation

Bhakare, M. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Chamaecrista pumila (Lam.) V.Singh – Dwarf 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:, accessed 2024/07/15.