Triggerplant family : STYLIDIACEAE (ASTERIDAE) in Australia
including Candolleaceae and Donatiaceae

Flower
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Flowers in Australia
  
  
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Plants in Australia Plant
Classes


Stylidium debile
Frail Triggerplant
Fraser Coast, November 2014
(Photo: courtesy of Scott Gavins)
   

Stylidium graminifolium
Grass Triggerplant
Morwell Park, November 1991
   

Stylidium tenerum
Swamp Triggerplant
Fraser Coast, June 2013
(Photo: courtesy of Scott Gavins)

Despite some of the plants in STYLIDIACEAE being carnivorous, and inclined eat an insect that lands on a flower, the following caterpillar has been reported to feed on a plant in this family:


Australothis rubrescens

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(updated 9 November 2014, 6 September 2017)