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Sample image from the Zimbabwe flora

Sphenostylis stenocarpaOur current sample image is of Sphenostylis stenocarpa. 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.

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

Flora Zambesiaca

FZ volumes

The Flora Zambesiaca project has been the principal source of information for our project, particularly the keys, descriptions and images. It has been an invaluable tool to enable us to identify the many plant specimens we have recorded and collected and has been one of the most important sources to teach us the botanical skills we have acquired.

Further information about Flora Zambesiaca can be found at this link.

The picture shows the much-used and now dog-eared volumes which accompany us on our field trips.

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.

19 May 2024 Mucuna pruriens var. utilis
12 Apr 2024 Strobilanthopsis linifolia
13 Mar 2024 Indigofera ormocarpoides
13 Mar 2024 Raphionacme chimanimania
4 Mar 2024 Acacia hereroensis
4 Mar 2024 Cadaba aphylla
20 Feb 2024 Paullinia pinnata
16 Feb 2024 Rhoicissus rhomboidea
11 Feb 2024 Triaspis dumeticola
10 Feb 2024 Corymborkis corymbis

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

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 20 June 2024

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