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Sample image from the Zimbabwe flora

Datura stramoniumOur current sample image is of Datura stramonium. 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, 12 December 2018, we have 6,397 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 28,835 images for 4,048 species, of which 3,831 are native or naturalised and 217 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 84,387.

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.

11 Dec 2018 Ammocharis baumii
11 Dec 2018 Chionanthus battiscombei
8 Dec 2018 Croton megalocarpus
22 Nov 2018 Annona stenophylla subsp. nana
21 Nov 2018 Brachystegia allenii
17 Nov 2018 Diospyros mespiliformis
17 Nov 2018 Calyptrochilum christyanum
14 Nov 2018 Ruellia prostrata
12 Nov 2018 Hippocratea volkensii
12 Nov 2018 Pilea usambarensis var. usambarensis

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, 12 December 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 12 December 2018

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