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Brackenridgea zanguebaricaOur current sample image is of Brackenridgea zanguebarica. Click on the thumbnail image to see the full image or click on the species name to find out more.
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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, Sunday, 23 September 2018, we have 4,821 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 19,872 images for 2,527 species, of which 2,503 are native or naturalised and 24 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.

21 Sep 2018 Wahlenbergia virgata
21 Sep 2018 Chassalia parvifolia
21 Sep 2018 Xymalos monospora
21 Sep 2018 Cyperus nduru
21 Sep 2018 Euphorbia daviesii
20 Sep 2018 Lobelia giberroa
20 Sep 2018 Peperomia tetraphylla
20 Sep 2018 Jasminum abyssinicum
19 Sep 2018 Cephalaria integrifolia
19 Sep 2018 Gerbera viridifolia subsp. viridifolia

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Malawi: Home page., retrieved 23 September 2018

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