Delonix regia – Gulmohar, Royal Poinciana

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Eurema hecabe – Common Grass Yellow by Priyanka Kumari from Mumbai, Maharashtra in 2020.



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Page citation

Kumari, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hook.) Raf. – Gulmohar, Royal Poinciana. 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 2024/06/23.