Kurrajong family : STERCULIACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including: Byttneriaceae, and Lasiopetalaceae

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Brachychiton acerifolius
Illawarra Flame Tree
Nambour, October 2006
1978 Australia Post

Brachychiton 'Belladonna'
Belladonna Flame Tree
Wyee, December 2006

Brachychiton bidwillii
Little Kurrajong
Photo: courtesy of
Harold McQueen
Goodna, October 2017

Brachychiton discolor
Lacebark
Bunya Mountains, January 1992

Brachychiton populneus
White Kurrajong
Lidcombe, November 2006

Commersonia bartramia
Brown Kurrajong
Photo: courtesy of
Kell Nielsen,
Gold Coast, April 2007

Commersonia fraseri
Brush Kurrajong
Wyee, November 2008

Keraudrenia hermanniifolia
Crinkle-leaved Firebush
Perth, September 2007

Keraudrenia integrifolia
Common Firebush
Perth, September 2007

Rulingia dasyphylla
Kerrawang
Wyee, February 2008

Rulingia laxophylla
Yellow Creeper
Uluru, December 2008

Sterculia foetida
Java Olive
Photo: courtesy of
Donald Simpson
Port Douglas, September 2008

Sterculia quadrifida
Peanut Tree
Photo: courtesy of
Donald Simpson
Magnetic Island, June 2005

The caterpillars of many Australian butterflies and moths feed on plants in the family STERCULIACEAE, including:


Anthene seltuttus

Candalides helenita

Candalides absimilis

Erysichton lineata

Hypochrysops byzos

Hypochrysops pythias

Hypochrysops miskini

Chaetocneme critomedia

Chaetocneme repanda

Phaedyma shepherdi


Eublemma anachoresis

Chasmina pulchra

Anomis combinans

Anomis involuta

Oxyodes tricolor

Tonica effractella

Conogenes punctiferalis

Dichocrosis clytusalis

Haritalodes obliqualis

Conopomorpha cramerella

Calcarifera ordinata

Neola semiaurata

Austrocarea iocephala

Xanthodes congenita

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(updated 4 January 2013, 24 January 2018, 23 April 2019, 1 June 2019)