Indigofera suffruticosa – Anil Indigo

Other notes

Notes: This plant was previously reported as a larval host plant for Leptotes plinius – Zebra Blue from Taiwan (HOSTS 2023), Paresh Churi confirmed its use in India from Jalgaon, Maharashtra in August 2016.



HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 13 Jan 2023. URL:

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 13 Jan 2022. URL:

CABI Compendium (2023). Accessed on 13 Jan 2022. URL:

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Indigofera suffruticosa Mill. – Anil Indigo. 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 2024/05/28.