Azalea family : ERICACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including
Arbutaceae, Arctostaphylaceae, Diplarchaceae, Empetraceae, Epacridaceae, Hypopityaceae, Kalmiaceae, Ledaceae, Menziesiaceae, Monotropaceae, Prionotaceae, Pyrolaceae, Rhododendraceae, Rhodoraceae, Siphonandraceae, Stypheliaceae, and Vacciniaceae

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

Astroloma conostephoides
Flame Heath
Scorpion Springs, South Australia
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Astroloma pinifolium
Pine Heath
Wyee, September 2008

Azalea indica
Azalea
Sydney, August 2006

Conostephium pendulum
Pearl Flower
Western Australia, October 2007

Epacris microphylla
Coral Heath
Wyee, September 2008

Epacris pulchella
Wallum Heath
Wyee, March 2007

Freylinia lanceolata
Orange Heath
Wyee, March 2008

Leucopogon juniperinus
Prickly Beard-heath
Wyee, March 2008

Leucopogon lanceolatus
Lance Beard-heath
Wyee, August 2007

Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley Bush
Sydney, August 2006

Rhododendron lochiae
Australian Rhododendron
Wyee, November 2007

Rhododendron loranthiflorum
Vireya Rhododendron
Wyee, April 2008

Rhododendron ponticum
Rhododendron
Concord, October 2006

Richea dracophylla
Dragon Heath
Wyee, September 2007

Richea pandanifolia
Pandani
Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, December 2007
Photos: courtesy of Alyson Ashe

Trochocarpa laurina
Tree heath
Wyee, December 2007

Vaccinium cyanococcus
Blueberries
Sydney, November 2006

Vaccinium macrocarpon
Cranberries
Sydney, November 2007

Woollsia pungens
Snow Wreath
Sydney, December 2008

The plants in ERICACEAE are preferred foodplants of some Australian Butterflies and Moths, including:


Caloptilia azaleella

Neolucia hobartensis

Neolucia mathewi

Poecilasthena pulchraria

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

(updated 4 January 2013)