Prinsepia utilis – Himalayan Cherry Prinsepia

Other notes

Notes: Reported larval host plant for Celastrina huegeli – Large Hedge Blue.
This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Celastrina spp. – Hedge Blue spp. by Abhay Soman from Kullu, Himachal Pradesh in 2016.

 

References:

Smetacek, P. & Smetacek, R. (2011). Additions to the known larval host plants of Indian Lepidoptera. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 3(12): 2272–2276. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2745.2272-6.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 25 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000985975.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 25 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Himalayan%20Cherry%20Prinsepia.html.

Page citation

Soman, A. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Prinsepia utilis Royle – Himalayan Cherry Prinsepia. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/prinsepia-utilis, accessed 2024/05/24.