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Crotalaria variegataOur current sample image is of Crotalaria variegata. 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, Friday, 20 July 2018, we have 6,382 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 27,806 images for 4,002 species, of which 3,794 are native or naturalised and 208 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 82,704.

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
16 Jul 2018 Buddleja davidii
14 Jul 2018 Dicoma macrocephala
13 Jul 2018 Aloe aculeata
11 Jul 2018 Rhamphicarpa fistulosa
10 Jul 2018 Crotalaria steudneri
6 Jul 2018 Commiphora africana
6 Jul 2018 Ipomoea magnusiana
5 Jul 2018 Empogona jenniferae
4 Jul 2018 Zanthoxylum capense
4 Jul 2018 Rhus lancea


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

Friday, 20 July 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 20 July 2018

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