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Elaphoglossum lancifoliumOur current sample image is of Elaphoglossum lancifolium. 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, 24 February 2018, we have 6,383 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 26,213 images for 3,953 species, of which 3,749 are native or naturalised and 204 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 76,292.

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.

9 Feb 2018 Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana
9 Feb 2018 Tephrosia vogelii
9 Feb 2018 Faurea saligna
9 Feb 2018 Ochna puberula
14 Jan 2018 Solanum viarum
12 Jan 2018 Eulophia monticola
10 Jan 2018 Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. pedicellata
7 Jan 2018 Anthocleista grandiflora
6 Jan 2018 Euphorbia lividiflora
6 Jan 2018 Brackenridgea zanguebarica

The Zimbabwe Flora Team

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

Saturday, 24 February 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 24 February 2018

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