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Special offer of The Cape Orchids

The Cape Orchids

On behalf of William Liltved, one of the authors and publisher of The Cape Orchids, we are pleased to announce a special offer. This two-volume work is being made available to the southern African market at a special price of R1,500 (excluding postage)for the set of two volumes.

This work comprises 1,048 pages and contains over 2,000 colour photographs. It describes in detail the 241 species of orchid known from the Cape Floristic Region and is printed in full colour throughout. A review of the work may be found on the American Orchid Society website.

For further information and to obtain a copy please contact the author directly on capeorchids@gmail.com.

Sample image from the Zimbabwe flora

Psychotria peduncularis var. angustibracteataOur current sample image is of Psychotria peduncularis var. angustibracteata. 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, Monday, 26 October 2020, we have 6,402 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 33,063 images for 4,226 species, of which 3,956 are native or naturalised and 270 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 98,490.

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.

11 Oct 2020 Ficus sur
11 Oct 2020 Cleistochlamys kirkii
11 Oct 2020 Faidherbia albida
9 Oct 2020 Dicliptera gillilandiorum
8 Oct 2020 Kalaharia uncinata
8 Oct 2020 Balanites aegyptiaca var. aegyptiaca
8 Oct 2020 Spirostachys africana
6 Oct 2020 Asclepias palustris
1 Oct 2020 Gnidia fastigiata
13 Sep 2020 Artemisiopsis villosa

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

Monday, 26 October 2020

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 26 October 2020

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