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Erianthemum dregeiOur current sample image is of Erianthemum dregei. 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, Saturday, 19 October 2019, we have 6,397 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 31,514 images for 4,159 species, of which 3,903 are native or naturalised and 256 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 90,955.

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.

18 Oct 2019 Spermacoce chaetocephala
18 Oct 2019 Aeschynomene trigonocarpa
16 Oct 2019 Helichrysum rhodellum
15 Oct 2019 Plectranthus hadiensis
13 Oct 2019 Albuca kirkii
11 Oct 2019 Agathisanthemum globosum
5 Oct 2019 Acalypha ciliata
1 Oct 2019 Plectranthus stenophyllus
28 Sep 2019 Canthium inerme
27 Sep 2019 Indigofera cecilii

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

Saturday, 19 October 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 19 October 2019

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