Strobilanthes wightiana – Wight's Kurinji

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Celaenorrhinus fusca – Dusky Spotted Flat by S. Jeevith from Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu in 2016.



WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 22 Dec 2022. URL:

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 22 Dec 2022. URL: [cited as Strobilanthes wightianus]

Page citation

Jeevith, S. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Strobilanthes wightiana Nees – Wight's Kurinji. 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 2024/07/15.