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Aleuritopteris welwitschiiOur current sample image is of Aleuritopteris welwitschii. 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, Monday, 27 June 2016, we have 6384 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 22508 images for 3605 species, of which 3439 are native or naturalised and 166 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.

25 Jun 2016 Indigofera astragalina
20 Jun 2016 Hermannia depressa
20 Jun 2016 Grewia monticola
11 Jun 2016 Fockea multiflora
11 Jun 2016 Lotononis listii
10 Jun 2016 Monsonia glauca
08 Jun 2016 Psychotria pumila var. buzica
08 Jun 2016 Chlorocyathus monteiroae
08 Jun 2016 Torenia thouarsii
02 Jun 2016 Piriqueta capensis

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

Monday, 27 June 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 June 2016

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