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Orbea umbraculaOur current sample image is of Orbea umbracula. 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, 25 September 2017, we have 6,388 native or naturalised species in the database for Zimbabwe. There are 25,497 images for 3,905 species, of which 3,710 are native or naturalised and 195 are purely cultivated.

The total number of records in the database (for all countries) is 70,482.

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
24 Sep 2017 Commiphora neglecta
18 Sep 2017 Sorghum versicolor
11 Sep 2017 Tragiella natalensis
7 Sep 2017 Laportea aestuans
7 Sep 2017 Ficus bubu
6 Sep 2017 Lagarosiphon major
6 Sep 2017 Eichhornia natans
6 Sep 2017 Lagarosiphon verticillifolius
5 Sep 2017 Crotalaria senegalensis
5 Sep 2017 Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata


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, 25 September 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 25 September 2017

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