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Turraea niloticaOur current sample image is of Turraea nilotica. 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, 19 October 2017, we have 6,387 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 25,750 images for 3,925 species, of which 3,728 are native or naturalised and 197 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 70,639.

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.

19 Oct 2017 Schotia brachypetala
18 Oct 2017 Scadoxus pole-evansii
17 Oct 2017 Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba
17 Oct 2017 Ansellia africana
15 Oct 2017 Nymphoides forbesiana
13 Oct 2017 Rhamnus staddo
13 Oct 2017 Abutilon indicum subsp. guineense
12 Oct 2017 Momordica charantia
12 Oct 2017 Pontederia cordata var. lanceolata
11 Oct 2017 Veronica anagallis-aquatica

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, 19 October 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 19 October 2017

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