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Calyptrochilum christyanumOur current sample image is of Calyptrochilum christyanum. 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, Friday, 19 January 2018, we have 6,382 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 26,114 images for 3,944 species, of which 3,744 are native or naturalised and 200 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 76,114.

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.

DateSpecies
14 Jan 2018 Solanum viarum
12 Jan 2018 Eulophia monticola
10 Jan 2018 Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. pedicellata
7 Jan 2018 Anthocleista grandiflora
6 Jan 2018 Brackenridgea zanguebarica
6 Jan 2018 Euphorbia lividiflora
4 Jan 2018 Polygala spicata
4 Jan 2018 Heteropogon melanocarpus
3 Jan 2018 Jacaranda mimosifolia
3 Jan 2018 Flaveria trinervia


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

Friday, 19 January 2018

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 19 January 2018

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