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Huperzia verticillataOur current sample image is of Huperzia verticillata. 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, Thursday, 23 May 2019, we have 6,394 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 30,321 images for 4,101 species, of which 3,873 are native or naturalised and 228 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 87,044.

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.

20 May 2019 Agathisanthemum bojeri
17 May 2019 Heteromorpha involucrata
16 May 2019 Indigofera goetzei
13 May 2019 Psychotria pumila var. pumila
11 May 2019 Tribulus terrestris
11 May 2019 Ficus capreifolia
11 May 2019 Sopubia karaguensis var. karaguensis
11 May 2019 Phyllanthus maderaspatensis
9 May 2019 Aleurites moluccana
6 May 2019 Baikiaea plurijuga

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

Thursday, 23 May 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 23 May 2019

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