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Thunbergia petersianaOur current sample image is of Thunbergia petersiana. 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, Saturday, 10 December 2016, we have 6386 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 23765 images for 3714 species, of which 3536 are native or naturalised and 178 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.

04 Dec 2016 Agelanthus zizyphifolius subsp. vittatus
06 Nov 2016 Caesalpinia cassioides
05 Nov 2016 Saraca asoca
05 Nov 2016 Galpinia transvaalica
05 Nov 2016 Pandanus utilis
05 Nov 2016 Ipomoea alba
04 Nov 2016 Calceolaria tripartita
02 Nov 2016 Eriochrysis pallida
27 Oct 2016 Chlorophytum transvaalense
26 Oct 2016 Elaeodendron schlechterianum

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

Saturday, 10 December 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 10 December 2016

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