Sample image from the Zambia flora

Ptisana fraxinea var. salicifoliaOur current sample image is of Ptisana fraxinea var. salicifolia. Click on the thumbnail image to see the full image or click on the species name to find out more.
Reload the page to see further images of Zambian plants.

About the website

This site provides information about the flowering plants and ferns of Zambia. This is a sister site to the Flora of Botswana, Caprivi, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe websites, which together cover the Flora Zambesiaca area.

The principal contributors to the site are the late Mike Bingham✝, Annette Willemen, Nicholas Wightman, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Mark Hyde and Meg Coates Palgrave.

As of today, Wednesday, 15 July 2020, we have 6,831 native or naturalised species in the database for Zambia. There are 26,404 images for 3,252 species, of which 3,200 are native or naturalised and 52 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.

14 Jul 2020 Raphionacme lanceolata
14 Jul 2020 Otiophora caerulea
14 Jul 2020 Eulophia fridericii
14 Jul 2020 Schizocarphus nervosus
14 Jul 2020 Merremia pinnata
14 Jul 2020 Eulophia horsfallii
10 Jul 2020 Hedbergia abyssinica
06 Jul 2020 Curculigo pilosa
06 Jul 2020 Bulbophyllum rugosibulbum
06 Jul 2020 Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. arcuata

Mike Bingham✝   Annette Willemen   Nicholas Wightman   Bart Wursten   Petra Ballings   Mark Hyde   Meg Coates Palgrave
younga(at)   annettewillemen(at)   zambeziflora(at)   btwursten(at)   ballings.petra(at)   mahyde(at)   megcp(at)

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Plant name search

Facebook group:

Link to go to our Facebook group


Botanic Garden Meise Jstor logo

Kew logo

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Home page., retrieved 15 July 2020

Site software last modified: 9 January 2020 11:02am
Terms of use