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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, Saturday, 24 February 2018, we have 4,793 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 17,942 images for 2,423 species, of which 2,400 are native or naturalised and 23 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.

09 Feb 2018 Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana
09 Feb 2018 Faurea saligna
09 Feb 2018 Tephrosia vogelii
12 Jan 2018 Eulophia monticola
10 Jan 2018 Crotalaria virgulata subsp. forbesii
10 Jan 2018 Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. pedicellata
07 Jan 2018 Pseudognaphalium luteo-album
07 Jan 2018 Anthocleista grandiflora
06 Jan 2018 Brackenridgea zanguebarica
06 Jan 2018 Euphorbia lividiflora

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Malawi: Home page., retrieved 24 February 2018

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