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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, Sunday, 24 July 2016, we have 6382 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 22817 images for 3633 species, of which 3461 are native or naturalised and 172 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.

23 Jul 2016 Didymoplexis africana
23 Jul 2016 Ecbolium clarkei var. puberulum
20 Jul 2016 Orthochilus rarus
18 Jul 2016 Triumfetta welwitschii
18 Jul 2016 Indigofera hilaris
18 Jul 2016 Oxygonum dregeanum
15 Jul 2016 Anisotes formosissimus
15 Jul 2016 Pseudocalyx saccatus
14 Jul 2016 Kleinia fulgens
14 Jul 2016 Lopholaena sp.no.1

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

Sunday, 24 July 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 24 July 2016

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