Passiflora incarnata – Krishna Kamal, Passion Flower

Other notes

Other Names: Passiflora 'Soi Fah'


Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Cethosia cyane – Leopard Lacewing by Bimal Sarkar from Cooch Behar, West Bengal in 2014 and for Acraea terpsicore – Tawny Coster by Tushar Bhagwat from Raigad, Maharashtra in 2015.



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Page citation

Sarkar, B., T. Bhagwat and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Passiflora incarnata L. – Krishna Kamal, Passion Flower. 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.