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Ophioglossum vulgatum subsp. africanumOur current sample image is of Ophioglossum vulgatum subsp. africanum. 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, Thursday, 12 December 2019, we have 6,395 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 31,593 images for 4,164 species, of which 3,908 are native or naturalised and 256 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 91,483.

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
9 Nov 2019 Olax obtusifolia
7 Nov 2019 Habenaria galpinii
7 Nov 2019 Phalaris minor
5 Nov 2019 Solanum chrysotrichum
5 Nov 2019 Vigna frutescens subsp. frutescens var. frutescens
4 Nov 2019 Tridactyle bicaudata
31 Oct 2019 Decorsea schlechteri
30 Oct 2019 Vigna pygmaea
25 Oct 2019 Schizobasis intricata
22 Oct 2019 Synsepalum chimanimani


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

Thursday, 12 December 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 12 December 2019

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