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,
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
Photo: courtesy of
Kevin Espiritu

Washingtonia species
Fan Palm
Sydney, August 2006

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


Cephrenes augiades


Sabera caesina


Sabera fuliginosa


Cephrenes trichopepla


Deudorix epijarbas


Elymnias agondas

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


Agonoxena phoenicea

Batrachedra arenosella

Synechodes coniophora


Cyclodes spectans

Pyroderces aellotricha


Chalcocelis albiguttatus


Calcarifera ordinata


Agrotis interjectionis

Ectomyelois ceratoniae


Tirathaba rufivena


Nacoleia octasema

Diplopseustis perieresalis

Conogethes punctiferalis


Adoxophyes fasciculana


Palmartona catoxantha

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Australian
Australian Butterflies
butterflies
Australian
Australian caterpillars
Lepidoptera
Australian
Australian Moths
moths

(updated 4 January 2013, 23 December 2018, 18 March 2019, 23 May 2020)