Blueberry Ash family : ELAEOCARPACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including Aristoteliaceae, Tetrathecaceae, and Tremandraceae

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

Elaeocarpus reticulatus
Blueberry Ash
Mortlake, NSW
November 2006

Sloanea australis
Maiden's Blush
Morwell Park, Vic
September 1990

Tetratheca ciliata
Pink Bells
Morwell Park, Vic
September 1990

Tetratheca pilosa
Hairy Pink Bells
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

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


Deudorix diovis

Exometoeca nycteris

Euschemon rafflesia

Dysgonia constricta

Echiomima mythica

Arignota stercorata

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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

(updated 16 September 2013, 25 January 2016)