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Acanthospermum glabratumOur current sample image is of Acanthospermum glabratum. 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, Tuesday, 20 August 2019, we have 6,396 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 31,172 images for 4,139 species, of which 3,895 are native or naturalised and 244 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 87,746.

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.

19 Aug 2019 Millettia stuhlmannii
15 Aug 2019 Polystachya albescens subsp. imbricata
15 Aug 2019 Habenaria papyracea
15 Aug 2019 Eulophia schweinfurthii
15 Aug 2019 Eulophia flavopurpurea
15 Aug 2019 Habenaria uncicalcar
14 Aug 2019 Orthochilus rarus
12 Aug 2019 Stolzia repens var. repens
12 Aug 2019 Stolzia repens var. obtusa
10 Aug 2019 Bolusiella iridifolia subsp. picea

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

Tuesday, 20 August 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 20 August 2019

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