Brazil Nut family : LECYTHIDACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including Asteranthaceae, Barringtoniaceae, Belvisiaceae and Foetidiaceae

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

Barringtonia asiatica
Fish Killer Tree
Townsville, October 2008
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Barringtonia calyptrata
Cassowary Pine
2001 Australia Post

Bertholletia excelsa
Brazil Nuts
Sydney, August 2006

Couroupita guianensis
Cannonball Tree
Cairns, September 2008
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Planchonia careya
Cocky Apple
Magnetic Island, December 2007
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson

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

Hypochrysops elgneri

Chaetocneme denitza

Euproctis lutea

Gnathmocerodes euplectra

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(updated 4 January 2013, 28 December 2014)