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Indigofera holubiiOur current sample image is of Indigofera holubii. 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, Thursday, 27 July 2017, we have 6,388 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 24,999 images for 3,856 species, of which 3,665 are native or naturalised and 191 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 65,960.

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 Jul 2017 Vigna luteola
25 Jul 2017 Aloe lutescens
19 Jul 2017 Syzygium guineense subsp. barotsense
19 Jul 2017 Ampelocissus africana var. africana
18 Jul 2017 Carphalea pubescens
8 Jul 2017 Elephantopus scaber subsp. plurisetus var. plurisetus
8 Jul 2017 Ipomoea dichroa
8 Jul 2017 Hibiscus cannabinus
1 Jul 2017 Aloe hazeliana var. hazeliana
26 Jun 2017 Cissampelos pareira var. hirsuta

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

Thursday, 27 July 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 27 July 2017

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