Pea family: FABACEAE (ROSIDAE) in Australia
including
Ceratoniaceae, Detariaceae, Hedysaraceae, Inocarpaceae, Leguminosae, Papilionaceae, Phaseolaceae, Swartziaceae, and Viciaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
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Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Aotus ericoides
Common Aotus
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Arachis hypogaea
Peanuts
Magnetic Island, February 2008
Photo: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Bossiaea cinerea
Showy Bossiaea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Bossiaea obcordata
Spiny Bossiaea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Bossiaea prostrata
Creeping Bossiaea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Daviesia villifera
Prickly Pea
Wyee, February 2007

Dillwynia glaberrima
Smooth Parrot-pea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Dillwynia sericea
Showy Parrot-pea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Erythrina crista-galli
Coral Tree
Sydney, November 2006

Erythrina variegata
Tiger Claw
Sydney, August 2006

Genista species
Broom
Sydney, September 2006

Glycine clandestina
Twining Glycine
Wyee, February 2007

Gompholobium latifolium
Golden Glory Pea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Hardenbergia violacea
Purple Coral Pea
Sydney, August 2006

Hovea pannosa
Rusty Velvet-pods
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Indigofera australis
Austral Indigo
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Kennedia prostrata
Scarlet Runner
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Kennedia rubicunda
Scarlet Runner
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Lathyrus odoratus
Sweet Pea
Sydney, September 2006

Macroptilium latropurpureum
Siratro
North-eastern NSW, January 1992

Macroptilium lathyroides
Phasey Bean
Landsborough, Queensland, January 1992

Medicago lupulina
Tiny Yellow Clover
Sydney, August 2006

Medicago sativa
Lucerne
Wyee, January 2008

Mirbelia rubiifolia
Heathy Mirbelia
Wyee, September 2008

Pisum sativum
Garden Pea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Platylobium obtusangulum
Common Flat Pea
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens

Pultenaea capitellata
Hard-head Bush-pea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Pultenaea daphnoides
Large-leaf Bush-pea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Pultenaea retusa
Blunt Bush-pea
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Robinia pseudoacacia
Black Locust
Concord, October 2007

Spartium junceum
Spanish Broom
Sydney, August 2006

Strongylodon macrobotrys
Jade Vine
Bundaberg
Photo: courtesy of Joan Tyson

Trifolium repens
White Clover
Sydney, August 2006

Vicia faba
Broad Beans
Sydney, August 2006

Vigna caracalla
Corkscrew Vine
Sydney, April 2008

Vigna sesquipedalis
Snake Beans
Sydney, August 2006

Wisteria sinensis
Wisteria
Sydney, September 2006

Some caterpillars of Australian Butterflies and Moths favour species in FABACEAE for their foodplant, including:


Leucoptera spartifoliella

Zizina labradus

Prosotas dubiosa

Famegana alsulus

Jamides amarauge

Jamides phaseli

Jalmenus inous

Lampides boeticus

Neolucia agricola

Catochrysops panormus

Euchrysops cnejus

Everes lacturnus

Freyeria putli

Hypochrysops halyaetus

Hasora chromus

Hasora discolor

Hasora hurama

Nearcha nullata

Chlenias seminigra

Zermizinga sinuata

Capusa senilis

Maxates centrophylla

Chlorocoma tetraspila

Eublemma dimidialis

Terastia subjectalis

Omiodes indicata

Agathodes ostentalis

Argina astraea

Creatonotos gangis

Utetheisa lotrix

Mocis alterna

Trigonodes cephise

Tathorhynchus fallax

Trigonodes hyppasia

Pandesma submurina

Athetis reclusa

Adisura marginalis

Hydrillodes dimissalis

Ithome lassula

Aproaerema simplexella

Teia anartoides

Teia athlophora

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(updated 4 January 2013, 16 September 2015, 22 January 2016)