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Eragrostis patentipilosaOur current sample image is of Eragrostis patentipilosa. 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, 27 July 2016, we have 6382 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 22902 images for 3646 species, of which 3473 are native or naturalised and 173 are purely cultivated.

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.

27 Jul 2016 Ipomoea fulvicaulis var. fulvicaulis
27 Jul 2016 Ipomoea fulvicaulis var. asperifolia
27 Jul 2016 Ipomoea fulvicaulis var. heterocalyx
27 Jul 2016 Ipomoea sinensis subsp. sinensis
27 Jul 2016 Ipomoea sinensis subsp. blepharosepala
27 Jul 2016 Ipomoea crassipes var. crassipes
26 Jul 2016 Ipomoea crepidiformis var. minor
25 Jul 2016 Rourea minor
25 Jul 2016 Plectranthus guerkei
25 Jul 2016 Ipomoea chloroneura

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, 27 July 2016

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Home page.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/index.php, retrieved 27 July 2016

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