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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, 8 August 2020, we have 5,026 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 24,787 images for 2,851 species, of which 2,816 are native or naturalised and 35 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.

DateSpecies
16 Jul 2020 Macledium sessiliflorum
16 Jul 2020 Ipomoea shirambensis
10 Jul 2020 Hedbergia abyssinica
08 Jun 2020 Lobelia angolensis
09 May 2020 Achyrospermum cryptanthum
28 Apr 2020 Trifolium simense
19 Mar 2020 Barleria lactiflora
16 Mar 2020 Romulea camerooniana
11 Mar 2020 Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa
06 Mar 2020 Otomeria elatior

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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.
https://www.malawiflora.com/index.php, retrieved 8 August 2020

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