Persimmon family : EBENACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including Diospyraceae, Guaiacanaceae, and Lissocarpaceae

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


Diospyros geminata
Queensland Ebony
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Diospyros kaki
Persimmon
Wyee, November 2006

Some species in EBENACEAE have been used as the foodplant by caterpillars of a number of species of Australian Moths, for example:


Ichneumenoptera chrysophanes

Pseudodipsas cephenes

Addaea polyphoralis

Blenina donans

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

(updated 4 January 2013)