Ziziphus nummularia – Jhar Beri, Wild Jujube

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Spindasis vulcanus – Common Silverline by Paresh Churi from South Goa in 2018.



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.

Basu, D.N., P. Churi, A. Soman, A. Sengupta, M. Bhakare, S. Lokhande, S. Bhoite, B. Huertas and K. Kunte. (2019). The genus Tarucus Moore, [1881] (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in the Indian Subcontinent. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 29(2), 87–110. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3538155.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 26 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000430243.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 26 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Jhar%20Beri.html.

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Ziziphus nummularia (Burm.f.) Wight & Arn. – Jhar Beri, Wild Jujube. 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/ziziphus-nummularia, accessed 2024/04/24.