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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, Wednesday, 20 June 2018, we have 6,733 native or naturalised species in the database for Zambia. There are 20,965 images for 2,902 species, of which 2,859 are native or naturalised and 43 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.

DateSpecies
19 Jun 2018 Hibiscus ludwigii
15 Jun 2018 Plectranthus selukwensis
15 Jun 2018 Saba comorensis
14 Jun 2018 Alysicarpus rugosus subsp. perennirufus
13 Jun 2018 Cineraria mazoensis var. mazoensis
05 Jun 2018 Cyphostemma kirkianum
30 May 2018 Phyllanthus nummulariifolius
29 May 2018 Oplismenus undulatifolius
29 May 2018 Oplismenus hirtellus
28 May 2018 Aponogeton stuhlmannii

Mike Bingham   Annette Willemen   Nicholas Wightman   Bart Wursten   Petra Ballings   Mark Hyde   Meg Coates Palgrave
mgbinghamzambia(at)gmail.com   annettewillemen(at)gmail.com   nicholas.wightman(at)hotmail.com   ndundu(at)zol.co.zw   ballings.petra(at)telenet.be   mahyde(at)gmail.com   megcp(at)zol.co.zw

Wednesday, 20 June 2018


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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Home page.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/index.php, retrieved 20 June 2018

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