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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

Bombax ceibaOur current sample image is of Bombax ceiba. Click on the thumbnail image to see the full image or click on the species name to find out more.
Reload the page to see further images of Zimbabwean plants.

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, 22 September 2020, we have 6,403 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 32,985 images for 4,220 species, of which 3,952 are native or naturalised and 268 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 98,075.

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
13 Sep 2020 Artemisiopsis villosa
29 Aug 2020 Bergia polyantha
29 Aug 2020 Ceropegia papillata
19 Aug 2020 Telosma africana
14 Aug 2020 Desmodium ospriostreblum
8 Aug 2020 Pycnosphaera buchananii
12 Jul 2020 Kalanchoe wildii
4 Jul 2020 Cyperus iria
27 Jun 2020 Dicliptera decorticans
10 Jun 2020 Anacampseros subnuda var. subnuda


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, 22 September 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 22 September 2020

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