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Gunnera perpensaOur current sample image is of Gunnera perpensa. 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, 22 November 2017, we have 6,387 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 25,856 images for 3,934 species, of which 3,737 are native or naturalised and 197 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 74,948.

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.

14 Nov 2017 Indigofera ormocarpoides
12 Nov 2017 Nervilia bicarinata
12 Nov 2017 Zehneria microsperma
8 Nov 2017 Alysicarpus glumaceus subsp. glumaceus
4 Nov 2017 Ochna arenaria
29 Oct 2017 Streptocarpus michelmorei
25 Oct 2017 Begonia sutherlandii subsp. latior
24 Oct 2017 Plectranthus stenophyllus
23 Oct 2017 Otomeria elatior
20 Oct 2017 Diospyros mespiliformis

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, 22 November 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 22 November 2017

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