Wendlandia heynei – Tilak, Exserted Wendlandia

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Wendlandia exserta (WFO, 2023).


Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Athyma perius – Common Sergeant by Hemant Ogale from Sindhudurg, Maharashtra in 2011.



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: https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3104.10.4.11495-11550.

HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 25 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/hostplants/search/.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 25 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000334106.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 25 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Heyne%27s%20Wendlandia.html.

Page citation

Ogale, H. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Wendlandia heynei (Schult.) Santapau & Merchant – Tilak, Exserted Wendlandia. 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/wendlandia-heynei, accessed 2024/03/04.