Dicliptera paniculata – Panicled Foldwing

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Peristrophe paniculata (WFO, 2022).


Natural History: An annual erect herb found in the tropical forests of Asia and Africa (WFO, 2022). Small pink flowers arise in panicles from October to February (Flowers of India, 2022).



WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 20 Dec 2022. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000506990.

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 20 Dec 2022. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Panicled%20Foldwing.html.

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I.Darbysh. – Panicled Foldwing. 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/dicliptera-paniculata, accessed 2024/07/22.