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Eragrostis inamoenaOur current sample image is of Eragrostis inamoena. 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, 28 June 2017, we have 6,386 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 24,797 images for 3,841 species, of which 3,650 are native or naturalised and 191 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 65,506.

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
26 Jun 2017 Cissampelos pareira var. hirsuta
25 Jun 2017 Croton triqueter
19 Jun 2017 Sansevieria concinna
15 Jun 2017 Satyrium sceptrum
15 Jun 2017 Disa zombica
13 Jun 2017 Ipomoea shupangensis
12 Jun 2017 Bacopa floribunda
8 Jun 2017 Vepris reflexa
7 Jun 2017 Suregada zanzibariensis
4 Jun 2017 Helianthus annuus


The Zimbabwe Flora Team

Mark Hyde   Bart Wursten   Petra Ballings   Meg Coates Palgrave
mahyde(at)gmail.com   ndundu(at)zol.co.zw   ballings.petra(at)telenet.be   megcp(at)zol.co.zw

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 28 June 2017

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