Vigna radiata – Mung Bean, Green Gram

Other notes

Intra-species: Vigna radiata var. sublobata Wild Mung


Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Jamides celeno – Common Cerulean by Abhay Soman from Mumbai, Maharashtra in 2013.



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Page citation

Soman, A. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Vigna radiata (L.) R.Wilczek – Mung Bean, Green Gram. 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.