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Momordica foetidaOur current sample image is of Momordica foetida. 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, Monday, 21 January 2019, we have 6,398 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 29,090 images for 4,058 species, of which 3,839 are native or naturalised and 219 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 85,152.

The Site history page gives details of the latest additions to the site. There is also a frequently asked questions page.

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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.

20 Jan 2019 Aeollanthus serpiculoides
20 Jan 2019 Emilia brachycephala
20 Jan 2019 Tarchonanthus trilobus var. galpinii
19 Jan 2019 Mimulus gracilis
19 Jan 2019 Sutera floribunda
19 Jan 2019 Jamesbrittenia micrantha
16 Jan 2019 Brachystelma buchananii
14 Jan 2019 Sagina apetala
14 Jan 2019 Bromus catharticus
14 Jan 2019 Trifolium repens

The Zimbabwe Flora Team

Mark Hyde   Bart Wursten   Petra Ballings   Meg Coates Palgrave
mahyde(at)gmail.com   btwursten(at)gmail.com   ballings.petra(at)telenet.be   megcp(at)zol.co.zw

Monday, 21 January 2019

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 21 January 2019

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