Yam family : DIOSCOREACEAE (LILIIDAE) in Australia
including
Avetraceae, Stenomeridaceae , Taccaceae, Tamaceae, and Trichopodaceae

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

Dioscorea bulbifera
Air Potato
Drummoyne, February 2007
Dioscorea transversa
Australian Native Yam
Wyee, September 2007
Tacca integrifolia
White Batflower
Kuranda, Queensland
Photo courtesy of Buck Richardson

Plants in DIOSCOREACEAE are foodplants for a number of Butterfly and Moth caterpillars in Australia, including:


Tagiades japetus

Paralacydes maculifascia

Theretra nessus

Tiracola plagiata

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

(updated 4 January 2013, 9 January 2017)