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Vangueria randii subsp. randiiOur current sample image is of Vangueria randii subsp. randii. 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, Tuesday, 23 July 2019, we have 4,967 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 23,121 images for 2,764 species, of which 2,732 are native or naturalised and 32 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.

18 Jul 2019 Crotalaria becquetii subsp. turgida
17 Jul 2019 Crotalaria recta
13 Jul 2019 Salvadora persica var. persica
13 Jul 2019 Maerua kirkii
13 Jul 2019 Drypetes mossambicensis
13 Jul 2019 Aspilia mossambicensis
13 Jul 2019 Aspilia pluriseta subsp. pluriseta
13 Jul 2019 Maerua parvifolia
13 Jul 2019 Ceratophyllum demersum var. demersum
13 Jul 2019 Gymnosporia putterlickioides

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Home page., retrieved 23 July 2019

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