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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, Thursday, 26 November 2020, we have 5,053 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 25,161 images for 2,884 species, of which 2,848 are native or naturalised and 36 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 Nov 2020 Eulophia norlindhii
21 Nov 2020 Eulophia livingstoniana
21 Nov 2020 Eulophia horsfallii
20 Nov 2020 Eschenbachia stricta
20 Nov 2020 Pellaea doniana
20 Nov 2020 Justicia mollugo
20 Nov 2020 Cannabis sativa
20 Nov 2020 Cussonia arborea
20 Nov 2020 Chamaecrista mimosoides
19 Nov 2020 Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Malawi: Home page., retrieved 26 November 2020

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