Pandorea pandorana

Common Name:

Wonga Vine



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (MNPRSTUVWYZ) also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Wet forests and moist gullies 1
Common south of Darby River 2

Flower Description:

Cream trumpet like flowers with a wide mouth and a dark purple throat 2


Twining climber 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has glossy, dark, pinnate leaves with 8-17 leaflets. Flowers are tubular, bearded inside and usually have pruple blotches in the throat 1


Image: Freya Thomas

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

ANPSA NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.