Gentian family : GENTIANACEAE (ASTERIDAE) in Australia

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

Centaurium erythraea
Centaury
Nambour, December 2006

Centaurium tenuiflorum
Branched Centaury
Morwell Park, December 1999

Exacum affine
Persian Violet
courtesy of Concord Florist

Eustoma grandiflorum
Lisianthus Prairie Gentian
courtesy of Concord Florist

Sebaea ovata
Yellow Centaury
Morwell Park, November 1990

The plants in GENTIANACEAE are possible foodplants of some Australian Butterflies and Moths, including:


Precis villida

Stenoptilodes taprobanes

Stenoptilia zophodactylus

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

(updated 4 January 2013)