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Monsonia angustifoliaOur current sample image is of Monsonia angustifolia. 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, 27 May 2018, we have 6,388 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 27,547 images for 3,986 species, of which 3,779 are native or naturalised and 207 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 81,897.

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.

24 May 2018 Afrocanthium racemulosum var. racemulosum
23 May 2018 Inhambanella henriquesii
22 May 2018 Megastachya mucronata
20 May 2018 Vigna unguiculata
16 May 2018 Chlorophytum sphacelatum var. milanjianum
16 May 2018 Rhynchosia divaricata
15 May 2018 Galactia striata var. villosa
10 May 2018 Sclerochiton kirkii
26 Apr 2018 Pupalia micrantha
17 Apr 2018 Emilia ambifaria

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

Sunday, 27 May 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 27 May 2018

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