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Aneilema nicholsoniiOur current sample image is of Aneilema nicholsonii. 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, Sunday, 21 July 2019, we have 6,393 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 31,087 images for 4,134 species, of which 3,893 are native or naturalised and 241 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 87,607.

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.

DateSpecies
21 Jul 2019 Gomphostigma virgatum
17 Jul 2019 Crotalaria recta
13 Jul 2019 Ceratophyllum demersum var. demersum
13 Jul 2019 Boscia foetida subsp. rehmanniana
13 Jul 2019 Drypetes mossambicensis
13 Jul 2019 Gymnosporia putterlickioides
13 Jul 2019 Maerua parvifolia
13 Jul 2019 Euphorbia confinalis subsp. rhodesiaca
13 Jul 2019 Maerua kirkii
13 Jul 2019 Salvadora australis


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

Sunday, 21 July 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 July 2019

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