Palm family: ARECACEAE (ARECIDAE) in Australia
including
Acristaceae, Borassaceae, Caryotaceae, Ceroxylaceae, Chamaedoreaceae, Coryphaceae, Geonomaceae, Iriarteaceae, Lepidocaryaceae, Malortieaceae, Manicariaceae, Nypaceae, Palmae, Phoenicaceae, Phytelephasaceae, Pseudophoenicaceae, Sabalaceae, Sagaceae, and Synechanthaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Christine Ashe
  
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Archontophoenix alexandrae
Alexandra Palm
specimen: courtesy of
The Ginger Factory,
Yandina, October 2006

Archontophoenix cunninghamiana
Bangalow Palm
Wyee, July 2006

Caryota mitis
Fishtail Palm
specimen: courtesy of
The Ginger Factory,
Yandina, October 2006

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Bamboo Palm
courtesy of
Gallery Kuno, Broadway,
Sydney, November 2006

Cocos nucifera
Coconut
Magnetic Island, January 2008
Photos: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Dictyosperma album
Princess Palm
Gympie, February 2007

Dypsis decaryi
Triangle Palm
Bundaberg, December 2006

Dypsis lutescens
Golden Cane
Bundaberg, December 2006

Howea forsteriana
Kentia Palm
courtesy of
Gallery Kuno, Broadway,
Sydney, November 2006

Livistona decipiens
Ribbon Palm
specimen: courtesy of
The Ginger Factory,
Yandina, April 2007

Phoenix canariensis
Canary Palm
Sydney, August 2006

Phoenix reclinata
Reclining Palm
Sydney, August 2006

Rhapis excelsa
Lady Palm
Sydney, August 2006

Washingtonia species
Fan Palm
Sydney, August 2006

Wodyetia bifurcata
Foxtail Palm
specimen: courtesy of
The Ginger Factory,
Yandina, October 2006

A number of Butterflies and Moths in Australia have caterpillars that feed on plants in ARECACEAE, including:


Deudorix epijarbas


Elymnias agondas


Cephrenes augiades


Cephrenes trichopepla


Sabera caesina


Sabera fuliginosa


Calcarifera ordinata


Chalcocelis albiguttatus


Synechodes coniophora


Batrachedra arenosella

Diplopseustis perieresalis

Conogethes punctiferalis


Nacoleia octasema

Ectomyelois ceratoniae


Tirathaba rufivena


Pyroderces aellotricha


Adoxophyes fasciculana


the Palm Moth

(Agonoxena phoenicea)

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Australian
Australian Butterflies
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Australian
Australian caterpillars
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(updated 4 January 2013, 1 December 2013)