Caltrop family: ZYGOPHYLLACEAE (ROSIDAE) in Australia
including Balanitaceae, Nitrariaceae, Peganaceae, Tetradiclidaceae, and Tribulaceae

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

Tribulus cistoides
Goat’s Head Burr
Magnetic Island
Photo: courtesy of Donald Simpson
Tribulus terrestris
Caltrop
Uluru, December 2008
Zygophyllum apiculatum
Common Twinleaf
Sydney, August 2006

Zygophyllum aurantiacum
Shrubby Twinleaf
Wyee, July 2009

Caterpillars of some Australian Butterflies and Moths favour species in ZYGOPHYLLACEAE for their foodplant, including:


Zizeeria karsandra

Achaea janata

Hyles livornicoides

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Australian
Australian Butterflies
butterflies
Australian
Australian caterpillars
caterpillars
Australian
Australian Moths
moths

(updated 3 January 2013)