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Protea wentzelianaOur current sample image is of Protea wentzeliana. 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, 17 August 2017, we have 6,389 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 25,124 images for 3,874 species, of which 3,683 are native or naturalised and 191 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 66,154.

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.

16 Aug 2017 Alafia zambesiaca
16 Aug 2017 Pleiotaxis eximia subsp. eximia
16 Aug 2017 Scutia myrtina
15 Aug 2017 Ranunculus sceleratus
15 Aug 2017 Nicotiana glauca
12 Aug 2017 Brillantaisia pubescens
10 Aug 2017 Pentas purpurea subsp. purpurea
6 Aug 2017 Aristolochia albida
1 Aug 2017 Basananthe heterophylla
1 Aug 2017 Triaspis hypericoides subsp. nelsonii

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, 17 August 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 17 August 2017

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