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Polygala petitiana subsp. petitiana var. petitianaOur current sample image is of Polygala petitiana subsp. petitiana var. petitiana. 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, Wednesday, 20 March 2019, we have 6,399 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 29,295 images for 4,066 species, of which 3,845 are native or naturalised and 221 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 85,641.

The Site history page gives details of the latest additions to the site. There is also a frequently asked questions page.

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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.

17 Mar 2019 Lapeirousia setifolia
16 Mar 2019 Pilea tetraphylla
14 Mar 2019 Streptocarpus solenanthus
10 Feb 2019 Eragrostis hispida
10 Feb 2019 Mukia maderaspatana
7 Feb 2019 Chlorophytum macrosporum
7 Feb 2019 Pimpinella huillensis
7 Feb 2019 Nervilia shirensis
7 Feb 2019 Ocimum obovatum subsp. obovatum var. obovatum
6 Feb 2019 Eulophia venulosa

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

Wednesday, 20 March 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 March 2019

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