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This site provides information about the flowering plants and ferns of Zimbabwe. This is a sister site to the Flora of Botswana, Caprivi, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia websites, which together cover the Flora Zambesiaca area.

The principal contributors to the site are Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Meg Coates Palgrave and Mark Hyde.

As of today, Wednesday, 13 December 2017, we have 6,387 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 25,869 images for 3,935 species, of which 3,738 are native or naturalised and 197 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 76,107.

The Site history page gives details of the latest additions to the site. There is also a frequently asked questions page.

View recently edited pages

As a guide to where to look for new content, below are details of some of the most recently updated pages. Further recently updated species may be found on this page.

8 Dec 2017 Limnobium laevigatum
7 Dec 2017 Orthanthera jasminiflora
26 Nov 2017 Alafia caudata subsp. latiloba
14 Nov 2017 Indigofera ormocarpoides
12 Nov 2017 Zehneria microsperma
12 Nov 2017 Nervilia bicarinata
8 Nov 2017 Alysicarpus glumaceus subsp. glumaceus
4 Nov 2017 Ochna arenaria
29 Oct 2017 Streptocarpus michelmorei
25 Oct 2017 Begonia sutherlandii subsp. latior

The Zimbabwe Flora Team

Mark Hyde   Bart Wursten   Petra Ballings   Meg Coates Palgrave
mahyde(at)gmail.com   ndundu(at)zol.co.zw   ballings.petra(at)telenet.be   megcp(at)zol.co.zw

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 13 December 2017

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