Ficus pumila – Climbing Fig

Larval Host Plant

Euploea core – Common Crow

Other notes


Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550. DOI:

Aravind, N. A. 2005. Ficus pumila L.: A new host plant of Common Indian Crow (Euploea core Cramer, Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 102(1): 129.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 01 Feb 2023. URL:

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 01 Feb 2023. URL:

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Ficus pumila L. – Climbing Fig. 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.