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Crotalaria pallidicaulisOur current sample image is of Crotalaria pallidicaulis. 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, 16 November 2018, we have 6,393 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 28,798 images for 4,044 species, of which 3,828 are native or naturalised and 216 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 84,030.

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
14 Nov 2018 Ruellia prostrata
12 Nov 2018 Pilea usambarensis var. usambarensis
12 Nov 2018 Hippocratea volkensii
10 Nov 2018 Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis
10 Nov 2018 Hippocratea goetzei
10 Nov 2018 Crassula expansa subsp. expansa
7 Nov 2018 Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana
5 Nov 2018 Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis
1 Nov 2018 Rhynchosia totta var. elongatifolia
29 Oct 2018 Senecio inornatus


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

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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 16 November 2018

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