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Solanum anguiviOur current sample image is of Solanum anguivi. 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, Sunday, 19 January 2020, we have 6,396 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 32,013 images for 4,174 species, of which 3,918 are native or naturalised and 256 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 92,539.

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.

13 Jan 2020 Antidesma vogelianum
7 Jan 2020 Jatropha erythropoda
5 Jan 2020 Wajira grahamiana
31 Dec 2019 Ornithogalum flexuosum
25 Dec 2019 Vahlia dichotoma
17 Dec 2019 Protea petiolaris subsp. elegans
9 Nov 2019 Olax obtusifolia
7 Nov 2019 Phalaris minor
7 Nov 2019 Habenaria galpinii
5 Nov 2019 Vigna frutescens subsp. frutescens var. frutescens

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

Sunday, 19 January 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 19 January 2020

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