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Sample image from the Zimbabwe flora

Aeschynomene nodulosa var. glabrescensOur current sample image is of Aeschynomene nodulosa var. glabrescens. 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.

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

Flora Zambesiaca

FZ volumes

The Flora Zambesiaca project has been the principal source of information for our project, particularly the keys, descriptions and images. It has been an invaluable tool to enable us to identify the many plant specimens we have recorded and collected and has been one of the most important sources to teach us the botanical skills we have acquired.

Further information about Flora Zambesiaca can be found at this link.

The picture shows the much-used and now dog-eared volumes which accompany us on our field trips.

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.

27 Jan 2023 Crotalaria rhodesiae
24 Jan 2023 Rourea orientalis
1 Jan 2023 Vahlia digyna
23 Nov 2022 Eulophia acutilabra
19 Nov 2022 Agelanthus crassifolius
3 Nov 2022 Maerua friesii
1 Nov 2022 Bonamia spectabilis
27 Oct 2022 Elaphoglossum hybridum
25 Oct 2022 Dipcadi longifolium
5 Oct 2022 Lophiocarpus tenuissimus

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, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 1 February 2023

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