Schleichera oleosa – Kusum

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Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Schleichera oleosa Merr. – Kusum. 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 2024/07/16.