Erythrina variegata – Indian Coral Tree

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Neptis jumbah – Chestnut-streaked Sailer by Abhay Soman from Ratnagiri, Maharashtra in 2013.


Identification Keys: Acuminate leaf tip.



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Page citation

Soman, A. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Erythrina variegata L. – Indian Coral Tree. 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.