Plantain family : PLANTAGINACEAE (ASTERIDAE) in Australia
including
Aragoaceae, Antirrhinaceae, Callitrichaceae, Chelonaceae, Digitalidaceae, Ellisiophyllaceae, Globulariaceae, Gratiolaceae, Hippuridaceae, Linariaceae, Linderniaceae, Oxycladaceae, Sibthorpiaceae

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

Antirrhinum majus
Snapdragon
Sydney, August 2006

Callitriche muelleri
Round Starwort
Morwell Park, December 1991

Callitriche stagnalis
Water Starwort
Morwell Park, December 1990

Digitalis purpurea
Foxglove
Lidcombe, November 2006

Gratiola peruviana
Austral Brooklime
Sydney, April 2009

Hebe bollonsii
Bollon's Hebe
Sydney, February 2007

Hebe hybrid
Wiri Grace?
Sydney, February 2007

Penstemon hybrid 'Judith'
Judith's Beard-tongue
Sydney, February 2007

Plantago coronopus
Buck’s-horn Plantain
Morwell Park, January 1992

Plantago lanceolata
Ribwort Plantain
Sydney, August 2006

Plantago major
Greater Plantain
Morwell Park, December 1990

Plantago varia
Variable Plantain
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Russelia juncea
Coral Fuchsia
Wyee, September 2006

Stemodia florulenta
Bluerod
Kulamarina, South Australia
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens

Caterpillars of some Australian Butterflies and Moths favour species in PLANTAGINACEAE for their foodplant, including:


Candalides heathi

Junonia orithya

Junonia villida

Chrysolarentia insulsata

Chrysolarentia lucidulata

Scopula rubraria

Sphenarches anisodactylus

Psilogramma casuarinae

Aloa marginata

Spilosoma glatignyi

Spodoptera exigua

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

(updated 4 January 2013)