Caper family : CAPPARACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including Cleomaceae and Stixaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
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Christine Ashe
  
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Apophyllum anomalum
Warrior Bush
(Photos: courtesy Valda Dedman)

Capparis arborea
Australian Pomegranate
December 2008,
Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney

Capparis canescens
Wild Orange
Biloela, June 2010
Photos: courtesy of Martin Bennett

Capparis lasiantha
Nepine
Woleebee, October 2010
Photos: courtesy of Martin Bennett

Capparis mitchellii
Australian Native Orange
Photos: courtesy of Don Ashton and Martin Bennett

Capparis sarmentosa
Scrambing Caper
Perrys Knob, October 2012
Photos: courtesy of Martin Bennett

Capparis sepiaria
Hedge Caper Bush,
Magnetic Island,
Photos: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Capparis spinosa
Capers
Photo : courtesy of Ellen Reid,
The Bible Museum,
St Arnaud, Victoria

Cleome spinosa
Spider Flower
Concord, January 2007

Cleome viscosa
Tickweed
Magnetic Island,
Photos: courtesy of Donald Simpson

A number of Australian Lepidoptera have larvae that feed on plants in CAPPARACEAE, including:


Appias ada

Appias albina

Elodina padusa

Elodina perdita

Elodina queenslandica

Elodina walkeri

Elodina parthia

Elodina angulipennis

Belenois java

Cepora perimale

Leptosia nina

Pieris rapae

Styphlolepis leucosticta

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(updated 5 January 2013, 1 March 2015)