Lantana family: VERBENACEAE (ASTERIDAE) in Australia
including Durantaceae and Petreaceae

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

Callicarpa formosana
Beautyberry
Wyee, February 2009

Caryopteris clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
Bluebeard
Wyee, February 2007

Duranta repens
Sky Flower
Sydney, November 2006

Duranta repens 'alba'
White Sky Flower
Wyee, March 2007

Lantana camara
Lantana
Sydney, August 2006

Lantana camara cultivar
Lucky Yellow
Sydney, June 2007

Lantana involucrata
White Lantana
Sydney, February 2007

Lantana montevidensis
Trailing Lantana
Sydney, August 2006

Petrea volubilis

Magnetic Island, Sptember 2008
Photo: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Verbena cultivar
'Lilla'
Wyee, March 2007

Verbena bonariensis
Purpletop
Wyee, March 2007

Vitex rotundifolia
Beach Vitex
Magnetic Island, April 2009
Photo: courtesy of Donald Donald Simpson

Vitex trifolia
Coastal Vitex
Newtown, March 2008

A number of the caterpillars of Butterflies and Moths in Australia favour members of VERBENACEAE as foodplants, including


Strymon bazochii

Neogalia sunia

Hyblaea puera

Lantanophaga pusillidactylus

Epinotia lantana

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(updated 3 January 2013, 15 February 2015)