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Glossostelma carsoniiOur current sample image is of Glossostelma carsonii. 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, Wednesday, 26 September 2018, we have 6,383 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 28,284 images for 4,023 species, of which 3,811 are native or naturalised and 212 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 83,464.

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.

24 Sep 2018 Tulbaghia alliacea
24 Sep 2018 Tulbaghia leucantha
21 Sep 2018 Chassalia parvifolia
21 Sep 2018 Cyperus nduru
20 Sep 2018 Olinia chimanimani
17 Sep 2018 Indigofera atriceps subsp. atriceps
13 Sep 2018 Eriosema montanum
12 Sep 2018 Crotalaria lachnocarpoides
12 Sep 2018 Dolichos sericeus subsp. sericeus
12 Sep 2018 Lotus discolor subsp. discolor

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

Wednesday, 26 September 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.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 26 September 2018

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