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Mystacidium tanganyikenseOur current sample image is of Mystacidium tanganyikense. 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, 16 October 2018, we have 4,835 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 20,250 images for 2,562 species, of which 2,538 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.

14 Oct 2018 Dicliptera aculeata
14 Oct 2018 Dicliptera verticillata
12 Oct 2018 Solanum torvum
12 Oct 2018 Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia
12 Oct 2018 Dicliptera heterostegia
12 Oct 2018 Kotschya uguenensis
12 Oct 2018 Kotschya recurvifolia subsp. recurvifolia
11 Oct 2018 Clerodendrum rotundifolium
11 Oct 2018 Rapanea melanophloeos
11 Oct 2018 Euphorbia schimperiana var. pubescens

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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 16 October 2018

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