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Ehrharta erectaOur current sample image is of Ehrharta erecta. Click on the thumbnail image to see the full image or click on the species name to find out more.
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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, 26 October 2016, we have 6385 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 23653 images for 3702 species, of which 3527 are native or naturalised and 175 are purely cultivated.

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.

25 Oct 2016 Allophylus rubifolius var. alnifolius
24 Oct 2016 Blepharis acanthodioides
08 Oct 2016 Ceropegia lugardiae
04 Oct 2016 Antherotoma debilis
03 Oct 2016 Haplocarpha scaposa
02 Oct 2016 Crassula lanceolata subsp. transvaalensis
02 Oct 2016 Justicia heterocarpa subsp. dinteri
02 Oct 2016 Senecio erubescens var. erubescens
01 Oct 2016 Brachylaena discolor var. rotundata
01 Oct 2016 Heteropyxis dehniae

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, 26 October 2016

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 26 October 2016

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