Ventilago viminalis Hook.

First published in T.L.Mitchell, J. Exped. Trop. Australia: 369 (1848)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N., Central & E. Australia. It is a tree and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.


Native to:

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • GBIF ( 2021-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Lazarides; Story [133] Australia K004289362 Yes
Everist, S.L. [S35] Australia K004289383 Yes
Story; Yapp [233] Australia K004289361 Yes
Smith, L.S.; Everist, S.L. [894] K004289348 Yes
Pedley, L. [336] Australia K004289354 Yes
Lazarides, M. [5868] Australia K004289371 Yes
Clemens, M.S. [s.n.] Australia K004289359 Yes
Everist, S.L. [5744] Australia K004289357 Yes
Mitchell, T.L. [370] Australia K000681981 Unknown Type Material Yes
MMC; TEB; Q. [7012] Australia K004289345 Yes
McDonald, T.J. [472] Australia K004289358 Yes
Blake, S.T. [12668] Australia K004289355 Yes
Constable, E.F. [4491] Australia K004289381 Yes
{Dr. Thos. Mitchell} [64] Australia K004289369 Yes
Helms, R. [21] Australia K004289367 Yes
Chippendale, G. [s.n.] K004289375 Yes
Russell-smith; Lucas [8108] Australia K004289374 Yes
[Sir Thos Mitchell] [70] Australia K004289370 Yes
Mitchell, T.L. [s.n.] Australia K000681979 Unknown Type Material Yes
Smith, L.S.; Everist, S.L. [894] K004289347 Yes
Story; Yapp [125] Australia K004289356 Yes
Toohill, B. [s.n.] Australia K004289364 Yes
Pulleine, R.H. [s.n.] Australia K004289376 Yes
Boorman, J.L. [s.n.] Australia K004289380 Yes
MMC; CMC; PCC [Qld9148] Australia K004289353 Yes
MMC; CMC; PCC [Qld9148] Australia K004289351 Yes
MMC; CMC; PCC [Qld9148] Australia K004289352 Yes
Streimann, H. [s.n.] Australia K004289382 Yes
Lazarides, M. [6482] Australia K004289368 Yes
Perry, R.A. [2252] Australia K004289378 Yes
Coveny, R. [536] Australia K004289372 Yes
Everist, S.L. [9272] Australia K004289373 Yes
Mueller, F. [s.n.] K004289349 Yes
Mitchell, T.L. [447] Australia K000681980 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wilson, K.L. [4494] Australia K004289384 Yes
Kenneally, K.F. [9507] Australia K004289343 Yes
Aplin, T.E.H. [5165] Australia K004289365 Yes
MacGillivray, W.D.K. [s.n.] Australia K004289346 Yes
Adams [1348] Australia K004289360 Yes
Fitzgerald, W.V. [1481] Australia K004289366 Yes
Pulleine, R.H. [s.n.] Australia K004289377 Yes
Coveny, R.G.; Cuneo, P.; Wiecek, B. [12614] Australia K004289379 Yes
[Mueller] [s.n.] K004289350 Yes
Lazarides; Story [60] Australia K004289363 Yes


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