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

As of today, Tuesday, 25 February 2020, we have 6,828 native or naturalised species in the database for Zambia. There are 26,113 images for 3,222 species, of which 3,172 are native or naturalised and 50 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.

23 Feb 2020 Gladiolus muenzneri
12 Feb 2020 Satyrium riparium
12 Feb 2020 Phaius occidentalis
12 Feb 2020 Eulophia norlindhii
12 Feb 2020 Tricliceras glanduliferum
12 Feb 2020 Satyrium breve
12 Feb 2020 Habenaria magnirostris
12 Feb 2020 Eulophia guineensis
12 Feb 2020 Dipcadi glaucum
12 Feb 2020 Tridactyle bicaudata

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Home page., retrieved 25 February 2020

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