Laurel family : LAURACEAE (MAGNOLIIDAE) in Australia
including Calycanthaceae, Cassythaceae, and Perseaceae

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

Cassytha glabella
Slender Devil's Twine
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Cassytha paniculata
Devil's Twine
Wyee, March 2007

Cinnamomum camphora
Camphor Laurel
Sydney, August 2006

Cryptocarya triplinervis
Three-veined Cryptocarya
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Laurus nobilis
Bay Tree
Sydney, October 2006

Litsea glutinosa
Indian Laurel
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Neolitsea australiensis
Green Bolly Gum
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Persea americana
Avocado
Sydney, August 2006

Species in LAURACEAE are the favoured foodplant of some caterpillars of Australian Butterflies and Moths, including:


Graphium sarpedon

Candalides acasta

Candalides erinus

Candalides geminus

Candalides hyacinthina

Philiris diana

Philiris fulgens

Netrocoryne repanda

Chaetocneme porphyropis

Charaxes latona

Chaetocneme beata


Polyura sempronius


Graphium macleayanus


Hecatesia exultans

Hecatesia fenestrata

Epipaschiinae species A


Stericta concisella


Eucyclodes buprestaria

Corymica pryeri

Homona spargotis


Opodiphthera rhythmica

Syntherata janetta

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(updated 4 January 2013, 5 February 2016)