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Tristachya nodiglumisOur current sample image is of Tristachya nodiglumis. 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, 21 September 2019, we have 6,396 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 31,283 images for 4,151 species, of which 3,898 are native or naturalised and 253 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 90,384.

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.

19 Sep 2019 Eustachys paspaloides
17 Sep 2019 Lagenaria breviflora
16 Sep 2019 Rhigozum zambesiacum
15 Sep 2019 Moraea schimperi
19 Aug 2019 Millettia stuhlmannii
15 Aug 2019 Habenaria uncicalcar
15 Aug 2019 Polystachya albescens subsp. imbricata
15 Aug 2019 Eulophia schweinfurthii
15 Aug 2019 Eulophia flavopurpurea
15 Aug 2019 Habenaria papyracea

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

Saturday, 21 September 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 September 2019

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