False Almond family : COMBRETACEAE (ROSIDAE) in Australia

Flower
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Flowers in Australia
  
  
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Plants in Australia Plant
Classes


Lumnitzera racemosa
White-flowered Black Mangrove
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Quisqualis indica
Rangoon Creeper
Wyee, January 2008

Terminalia catappa
Sea Almond
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Terminalia ferdinandiana
Billy Goat Plum
Darwin, January 2009
Photos: courtesy of
Craig Nieminski

Terminalia melanocarpa
Black Damson
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Terminalia muelleri
Australian Almond
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Some plants in COMBRETACEAE are the foodplants of the caterpillars of a number of Australian Butterflies, including:


Badamia exclamationis

Arhopala madytus

Hypochrysops narcissus

Petrelaea tombugensis

and some plants in COMBRETACEAE are the foodplants of the caterpillars of a number of Australian Moths, including:


Ophiusa coronata

Ophiusa hituense

Nagia linteola

Thyas miniacea

Westermannia gloriosa

Maurilia iconica

Teleclita dryinopa

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(updated 4 January 2013, 17 August 2020)