Parsonsia alboflavescens – Spiral-Vined Silkpod

Other notes

Synonym: Parsonsia inodora (Lour.) M. R. Almeida & S. M. Almeida (Flora of Peninsular India, 2023).



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Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Parsonsia alboflavescens (Dennst.) Mabb. – Spiral-Vined Silkpod. 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 2024/07/22.