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Striga gesnerioidesOur current sample image is of Striga gesnerioides. 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, Tuesday, 23 October 2018, we have 6,390 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 28,526 images for 4,031 species, of which 3,816 are native or naturalised and 215 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 83,744.

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.

14 Oct 2018 Cotula anthemoides
11 Oct 2018 Euphorbia schimperiana var. pubescens
10 Oct 2018 Eriocaulon pictum
10 Oct 2018 Dissotis princeps var. candolleana
27 Sep 2018 Cliffortia nitidula
27 Sep 2018 Bromus leptocladus
24 Sep 2018 Tulbaghia leucantha
24 Sep 2018 Tulbaghia alliacea
21 Sep 2018 Cyperus nduru
21 Sep 2018 Chassalia parvifolia

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

Tuesday, 23 October 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 23 October 2018

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