Crepe Myrtle family : LYTHRACEAE (ROSIDAE) in Australia
including
Ammanniaceae, Blattiaceae, Duabangaceae, Lagerstroemiaceae, Lawsoniaceae, Punicaceae, Salicariaceae, Sonneratiaceae, Surianaceae and Trapaceae

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

Cuphea hyssopifolia
Mexican False Heather
Sydney, October 2006

Cuphea ignea
Cigar Plant
Sydney, April 2008

Cuphea micropetala
Mexican Giant Cigar Plant
Adelaide, 2006

Cuphea 'Starfire'
Starfire
Wyee, December 2006

Lagerstroemia indica
Crepe Myrtle
Sydney, November 2006

Punica granatum
Pomegranate
Sydney, September 2006

Plants in LYTHRACEAE are attacked by caterpillars of a number of Butterflies and Moths in Australia, including:


Ectomyelois ceratoniae

Arhopala centaurus

Arhopala micale

Anthene seltuttus

Theretra latreillii

Risoba obstructa

Nagia linteola

Eretmopus marinaria

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

(updated 4 January 2013, 11 December 2016)