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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, 17 December 2018, we have 4,947 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 20,713 images for 2,612 species, of which 2,588 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.

11 Dec 2018 Chionanthus battiscombei
08 Dec 2018 Croton megalocarpus
12 Nov 2018 Hippocratea volkensii
12 Nov 2018 Argemone mexicana
10 Nov 2018 Hippocratea goetzei
10 Nov 2018 Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis
09 Nov 2018 Ipomoea wightii var. wightii
09 Nov 2018 Merremia quinquefolia
08 Nov 2018 Sebaea leiostyla
08 Nov 2018 Psydrax whitei

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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 17 December 2018

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