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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, Monday, 26 August 2019, we have 4,984 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 23,183 images for 2,771 species, of which 2,739 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.

15 Aug 2019 Habenaria papyracea
15 Aug 2019 Eulophia schweinfurthii
15 Aug 2019 Eulophia flavopurpurea
15 Aug 2019 Habenaria uncicalcar
12 Aug 2019 Stolzia repens var. repens
12 Aug 2019 Cynorkis brevicalcar
11 Aug 2019 Habenaria filicornis
11 Aug 2019 Bulbophyllum rugosibulbum
11 Aug 2019 Centrostigma clavatum
10 Aug 2019 Bolusiella iridifolia subsp. picea

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Home page., retrieved 26 August 2019

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