Maesa indica – Wild Berry

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Nacaduba beroe – Opaque Six-Lineblue by Manoj P. from Idukki, Kerala in 2014.



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:

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Page citation

Manoj P. and N. Kawthankar 2024. Maesa indica (Roxb.) Sweet – Wild Berry. 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 2024/07/21.