Grapevine family: VITACEAE (ROSIDAE) of Australia
including Ampelopsidaceae, Cissaceae, Leeaceae, and Pterisanthaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
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Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata varigatus
Porcelain Vine
Wyee, December 2008
Cayratia acris
Hairy Grape
Lockyer Valley, October 2009
Photos: courtesy of
Martin Bennett
Cayratia clematidea
Australian Native Grape
Sydney, February 2007
Cayratia saponaria
Smooth Grape
Lockyer Valley, January 2010
Photos: courtesy of
Martin Bennett
Cissus antarctica
Kangaroo Vine
Wyee, December 2007
Cissus hypoglauca
Water Vine
Wyee, December 2007
Clematicissus opaca
Pepper Vine
Photos courtesy of
Scott Gavins
Fraser Coast, Qld
Cyphostemma juttae
Namibian Grape
Wyee, February 2007
Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Boston Ivy
Sydney, October 2006
Vitis vinifera
Grapes
Sydney, August 2006

Some caterpillars of Australian Lepidoptera which have been reported as using species in VITACEAE for their foodplant are:


Vanessa cardui

Agarista agricola

Cruria donowani

Phalaenoides glycinae

Coenotoca subaspersa

Phalaenoides tristifica

Orvasca aliena

Euproctis melanosoma

Agrotis ipsilon

Oxyptilus cinctipedalis

Deuterocopus socotranus

Deuterocopus tengstroemi

Crombrugghia wahlbergi

Pseudosesia oberthuri

Acosmeryx anceus

Acosmeryx cinnamomea

Acosmeryx miskini

Gnathothlibus eras

Hippotion celerio

Hippotion scrofa

Hyles livornicoides

Theretra celata

Theretra indistincta

Theretra inornata

Theretra latreillii

Theretra oldelandiae

Theretra silhetensis

Theretra turneri

Epiphyas postvittana

Isotenes miserana

Acropolitis rudisana

Maroga melanostigma

Thyrassia inconcinna

Pseudoamuria uptoni

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(updated 1 June 2013, 1 May 2017, 7 September 2020)