Echinochloa colona – Jungle Rice

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Mycalesis visala – Long-branded Bushbrown by Abhay Soman from Raigad, Maharashtra in 2014 and for Mycalesis perseus – Common Bushbrown by Kalyan Mukherjee from Bankura, West Bengal in 2018.



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Page citation

Soman, A., K. Mukherjee and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Echinochloa colona (L.) Link – Jungle Rice. 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 2024/06/20.