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Canna indicaOur current sample image is of Canna indica. 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, 25 August 2016, we have 6381 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 23295 images for 3685 species, of which 3511 are native or naturalised and 174 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.

24 Aug 2016 Haumaniastrum caeruleum
22 Aug 2016 Plukenetia africana
21 Aug 2016 Aloe ortholopha
21 Aug 2016 Athroisma stuhlmannii
21 Aug 2016 Quercus rugosa
19 Aug 2016 Uvaria gracilipes
18 Aug 2016 Hippocratea pallens
16 Aug 2016 Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii
15 Aug 2016 Tricalysia delagoensis
15 Aug 2016 Indigofera charlieriana subsp. sessilis var. sessilis

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, 25 August 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 25 August 2016

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