Ventilago viminalis

Medicine Bark Tree, this species has rough fibrous dark brown trunk, small cream flowers followed by a one winged seed pod. Still used as antiseptic, with liquid  from soaked inner bark. Found across Australia, including the Pilbara and Kimberley.

Ventilago viminalis

Other uses can be found here.

Ventilago-med bk Ventilago_Medicine Bark tree

 

 

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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