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About the website

This site provides information about the flowering plants and ferns of Malawi. This is one of 6 e-floras which cover the Flora Zambesiaca area in south-central Africa. Five countries are now covered, namely Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The 6th e-flora deals with the Caprivi Strip, which is part of Namibia.

The principal contributors to the site are Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Meg Coates Palgrave and Mark Hyde.

As of today, Monday, 20 February 2017, we have 4,672 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 16,197 images for 2,261 species, of which 2,243 are native or naturalised and 18 are purely cultivated.

The Site history page gives an overview of site development. 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.

16 Feb 2017 Agelanthus fuellebornii
11 Feb 2017 Stathmostelma spectabile subsp. spectabile
11 Feb 2017 Stereospermum kunthianum
10 Feb 2017 Dipcadi viride
08 Feb 2017 Phyllanthus ovalifolius
07 Feb 2017 Eulophia galeoloides
06 Feb 2017 Dissotis melleri var. melleri
03 Feb 2017 Jateorhiza palmata
01 Feb 2017 Ehretia obtusifolia
01 Feb 2017 Chrysanthellum indicum subsp. afro-americanum

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Malawi: Home page., retrieved 20 February 2017

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