Fig family : MORACEAE (HAMAMELIDAE) in Australia
including Artocarpaceae, and Ficaceae

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

Ficus benghalensis
Indian Banyan Tree
Magnetic Island, January 2008
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Ficus carica
Edible Fig
Sydney, September 2006

Ficus elasticus
Rubber Tree
Bundaberg, October 2006

Ficus macrophylla
Morton Bay Fig
Sydney, October 2006

Ficus platypoda
Desert Fig
Uluru, December 2008

Ficus pumila
Creeping Fig
Sydney, October 2008

Ficus rubiginosa
Port Jackson Fig
Sydney, October 2006

Ficus virens
White Fig
Sydney, August 2008

Ficus watkinsiana
Australian Strangler Fig
Sydney, October 2006

Morus nigra
Mulberry
Sydney, October 2006

Several Butterflies and Moths in Australia have caterpillars which feed on species in MORACEAE, including:


Euploea algea

Euploea core

Euploea darchia

Euploea sylvester

Euploea tulliolus

Philiris innotatus

Philiris ziska

Agape chloropyga

Asota plagiata

Asota orbona

Asota caricae

Asota iodamia

Ophyx ochroptera

Bombyx mori

Eustixis caminaea

Talanga tolumnialis

Glyphodes cosmarcha

Lymantria lunata

Phycomorpha prasinochroa

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(updated 11 November 2013)