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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, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Mark Hyde and Meg Coates Palgrave.

As of today, Saturday, 22 October 2016, we have 6610 native or naturalised species in the database for Zambia. There are 17217 images for 2540 species, of which 2502 are native or naturalised and 38 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.

22 Oct 2016 Euphorbia goetzei
20 Oct 2016 Helinus integrifolius
20 Oct 2016 Oplismenus burmannii
20 Oct 2016 Tapinanthus erianthus
20 Oct 2016 Combretum molle
20 Oct 2016 Trapa natans var. bispinosa
20 Oct 2016 Oreobambos buchwaldii
20 Oct 2016 Leptoderris goetzei
19 Oct 2016 Aristea angolensis
19 Oct 2016 Combretum zeyheri

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2016). Flora of Zambia: Home page., retrieved 22 October 2016

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