Olive family : OLEACEAE (ASTERIDAE) in Australia

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

Chionanthus ramiflorus
Northern Australian Olive
Magnetic Island
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Chionanthus retusus
Chinese Fringe Tree
Concord, December 2008

Fraxinus griffithii
Evergreen Ash
Concord, March 2007

Fraxinus pensylvanica
Green Ash
Wyee, November 2008

Jasminum didymum
Australian Jasmine
Magnetic Island
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson

Jasminum mesneyi
Yellow Jasmine
Sydney, August 2006

Jasminum polyanthum
Pink Jasmine
Sydney, August 2006

Jasminum sambac
Arabian Jasmine
courtesy of Concord Florist

Ligustrum lucidum
Large Leaf Privet
Sydney, October 2006

Ligustrum vulgare
European Privet
Concord, May 2007

Olea europaea
Olive
Sydney, October 2006

Osmanthus fragrans
Heaven Scent
Wyee, August 2008

Some species in OLEACEAE have been used as the foodplant by caterpillars of a number of species of Australian Butterflies and Moths, for example:


Netrocoryne repanda

Psilogramma casuarinae

Psilogramma increta

Psilogramma menephron

Palpita annulata

Palpita unionalis

Nausinoe geometralis

Craniophora fasciata

Ischyja manlia

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(updated 3 February 2013, 22 November 2015, 28 January 2016)