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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 Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Nicholas Wightman, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Mark Hyde and Meg Coates Palgrave.

As of today, Friday, 21 September 2018, we have 6,736 native or naturalised species in the database for Zambia. There are 21,703 images for 2,954 species, of which 2,910 are native or naturalised and 44 are purely cultivated.

The Site history page gives details of the latest additions to the site. There is also a Frequently Asked Questions page.

Nature Zambia

Read more of Mike Bingham's writings on the Nature Zambia website. Follow the Latest Additions link to see an article on the Vegetation of Namwala district, Zambia.

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.

17 Sep 2019 Protea heckmanniana var. heckmanniana
21 Sep 2018 Cyperus nduru
21 Sep 2018 Chassalia parvifolia
21 Sep 2018 Morinda lucida
20 Sep 2018 Lobelia giberroa
19 Sep 2018 Bidens pinnatipartita
19 Sep 2018 Platostoma rotundifolium
19 Sep 2018 Cephalaria integrifolia
18 Sep 2018 Campylospermum densiflorum
17 Sep 2018 Luffa cylindrica

Mike Bingham   Annette Willemen   Nicholas Wightman   Bart Wursten   Petra Ballings   Mark Hyde   Meg Coates Palgrave
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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Home page., retrieved 21 September 2018

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