Water Hyacinth family : PONTEDERIACEAE (COMMELINIDAE) in Australia
including Heterantheraceae, and Philydraceae

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

Eichhornia crassipes
Water Hyacinth
Grafton, December 2006

Philydrum lanuginosum
Frogmouth
Wyee, February 2007

Pontederia cordata
Pickerel Rush
Sydney, February 2008

Caterpillars of some Moths imported into Australia favour species in PONTEDERIACEAE for their foodplant, including:


Niphograpta albiguttalis

Samea multiplicalis

Xubida infusellus

Calliteara farenoides

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

(updated 4 January 2013, 14 April 2017)