Litsea glutinosa – Soft Bollygum

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Litsea sebifera (WFO, 2023).



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Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B.Rob. – Soft Bollygum. 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 2024/04/20.