Toddalia asiatica – Orange Climber

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been reported as a larval host for Papilio castor – Common RavenPapilio demoleus – Lime Swallowtail and Papilio memnon – Great Mormon from Taiwan (HOSTS, 2023). It might be used in India, too, but this needs confirmation.



Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550. DOI:

HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 23 Jan 2023. URL:

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 23 Jan 2023. URL:

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 23 Jan 2023. URL:

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2023. Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam. – Orange Climber. 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 2023/09/29.