Baobab family : BOMBACACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including Byttneriaceae, and Durionaceae

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

Adansonia gregorii
Australian Baobab
Derby, W.A.
courtesy of
Joss & Craig Dunster

Bombax ceiba
Red Silk Cotton Tree,
Magnetic Island,
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Durio zibethinus
Durian
Bundaberg, April 2008

Pachira aquatica
Money Tree
December 2008,
Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney

Plants in BOMBACACEAE have been used as foodplants for the caterpillars of a number of Australian Butterfly and Moth species, including:


Earias huegeliana

Earias perhuegeli

Paracrama latimargo

Xanthodes congenita

Conogethes punctiferalis

Arthisma scissuralis

Langia tropicus

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

(updated 4 January 2013, 21 February 2016)