Notes: This plant has been reported as a larval host for Papilio demoleus – Lime Swallowtail from Sri Lanka and Malaysia, Papilio helenus – Red Helen and Papilio memnon – Great Mormon from Malaysia (HOSTS, 2023). It might be used in India, too, but this needs confirmation.
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