Wattle family : MIMOSACEAE (ROSIDAE) in Australia

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Acacia baileyana
Cootamundra Wattle
Sydney, September 2006

Acacia binervia
Coast Myall
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia cultriformis
Knifeleaf Wattle
Sydney, September 2006

Acacia dealbata
Silver Wattle
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia decurrens
Green Wattle
Wyee, August 2007

Acacia falcata
Sally
Wyee, May 2007

Acacia filicifolia
Fern-leaved Wattle
Wyee, August 2007

Acacia hakeoides
Hakea Wattle
Canberra, September 2007

Acacia irrorata
Blueskin
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia juncifolia
Rush-leaved Wattle
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia kempeana
Witchety Bush
Uluru, December 2008

Acacia leiocalyx
Curracabah
Bundaberg

Acacia leptostachya
Townsville Wattle
Magnetic Island, June 2005
Photo: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Acacia longifolia
Sydney Wattle
Sydney, September 2006

Acacia mearnsii
Black Wattle
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens

Acacia melanoxylon
Blackwood
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia myrtifolia
Myrtle Wattle
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens

Acacia paradoxa
Kangaroo Thorn
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens

Acacia penninervis
Mountain Hickory
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia perangusta
Eprapah Wattle
Canberra, September 2007

Acacia podalyriifolia
Mount Morgan Wattle
Wyee, July 2007

Acacia prominens
Golden Rain Wattle
Wyee, September 2008

Acacia rigens
Nealie
Annuello Reserve, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens

Acacia saligna
Golden Wreath Wattle
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia sophorae
Wadanguli
Wyee, August 2007

Acacia spinescens
Spiny Wattle
Annuello Reserve, Victoria
Laura Levens

Acacia stricta
Hop Wattle
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Laura Levens

Acacia suaveolens
Sweet Scented Wattle
Wyee, June 2007

Acacia terminalis
Sunshine Wattle
Wyee, February 2007

Acacia uncinata
Gold Dust Wattle
Wyee, September 2007

Acacia ulicifolia
Juniper Wattle
Wyee, August 2007

Acacia verticillata
Prickly Moses
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Laura Levens

Calliandra surinamensis
Pink Powder Puff
Sydney, September 2006

Leucaena leucocephala
White Popinac
Magnetic Island, March 2008
Photo: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Mimosa pudica
Sensitive Plant
Bundaberg, February 2009

Some caterpillars of Australian Butterflies favour species in MIMOSACEAE for their foodplant, including:


Nacaduba biocellata

Pseudalmenus chlorinda

Nacaduba cyanea

Jalmenus daemeli

Hypochrysops delicia

Prosotas dubiosa

Jalmenus eichhorni

Prosotas felderi

Jalmenus evagoras

Jalmenus icilius

Jalmenus ictinus

Jalmenus lithochroa

Theclinesthes miskini

Sahulana scintillata

Acraea terpsicore

Many moth caterpillars also favour plants in MIMOSACEE including


Anthela ariprepes

Anthela asciscens

Anthela asterias

Chelepteryx chalepteryx

Anthela excellens

Nataxa flavescens

Anthela guenei

Chenuala heliaspis

Anthela nicothoe

Omphaliodes obscura

Anthela postica

Anthela repleta

Diatenes aglossoides

Brachycyttara crypsipyrrha

Praxis edwardsii

Alophosoma emmelopis

Speiredonia mutabilis

Spirama recessa

Dasypodia selenophora

Speiredonia spectans

Macrobathra chrysotoxa

Endoxyla encalypti

Endoxyla leucomochla

Endoxyla lituratus

Dissomorpha australiaria

Thalaina clara

Cycloprorodes melanoxysta

Thalaina selenaea

Nisista serrata

Uliocnemis biplagiata

Hypodoxa bryophylla

Chlorocoma dichloraria

Chlorocoma melocrossa

Uliocnemis partita

Acrocercops alysidota

Neurostrota gunniella

Pararguda nasuta

Eloasa symphonistis

Euproctis paradoxa

Lepidoscia arctiella

Traminda aventiaria

Epiphyas ashworthana

Cryptophasa pultenae

Cryptophasa rubescens

Lichenaula undulatella

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(updated 3 January 2013, 27 September 2014, 13 January 2016, 12 July 2018, 4 October 2019, 2 June 2020)