Apocynaceae

The Dogbane family.

The Dogbane family. Most exude milky sap. Flora of Australia, Volume 28, Gentianales.

Some species of Apocynaceae are a host plant to the Common Crow Butterfly. The eggs are single and large and yellow. The pupa are silver or gold with a metallic finish. Development takes 4-5 weeks. From Butterflies of Australia, Orr & Kitching.


Species

Species:

Adenium obesum

Desert Rose

Species:

Allamanda catharctica

Yellow Allamanda

Species:

Alstonia actinophylla

Milkwood

Species:

Alstonia scholaris

Milky Pine

Species:

Asclepias currassavica

Red-headed Cotton Bush, Tropical Milkweed.

Species:

Caltropis gigantea

Caltrope, King's Crown, Goat Bush, Indian Milkwood

Species:

Cascabela thevetia (previously peruviana)

Yellow Bell, Cook Tree, Yellow Oleander

Species:

Cerbera floribunda

Cassowary Plum, Grey Milkwood

Species:

Cerbera manghas

Milkwood

Species:

Cerbera odollan

Species:

Cryptostegia grandiflora

Rubber Vine

Species:

Hoya carnosa

Wax Plant

Species:

Hoya carnosa pink

Wax Plant

Species:

Hoya lacunosa

Porcelian Flower

Species:

Hoya multiflora

Shooting Stars

Species:

Ochrosia elliptica

Bloodhorn, Elliptic Yellowwood, Kopsia

Species:

Pachypodium sp.

Species:

Plumeria spp.

Frangipani

Species:

Wrightia saligna

Milk-bush, Milkwood.