Mangrove family : RHIZOPHORACEAE (ROSIDAE) in Australia
including Cassipoureaceae, Legnotidaceae, Macarisiaceae, and Paletuvieraceae

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


Carallia brachiata
Corky Bark
Cooper Creek Wilderness, Daintree, November 2012
Photo: courtesy of Neil Hewett

Rhizophora stylosa
Stilted Mangrove
Magnetic Island, Queensland, February 2008
Photos: courtesy of Peter Abraham

Caterpillars of some Butterflies and Moths in Australia can utilise species in RHIZOPHORACEAE for their foodplant, including:


Hypochrysops apelles

Hypochrysops narcissus

Hypolycaena phorbas

Syntherata janetta

Adoxophyes templana

Dysphania numana

Cleora injectaria

Doratifera quadriguttata

Doratifera stenora

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(updated 31 May 2013, 8 December 2014)