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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, Friday, 21 June 2019, we have 4,964 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 22,713 images for 2,743 species, of which 2,713 are native or naturalised and 30 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.

19 Jun 2019 Nothoperanema squamiseta
19 Jun 2019 Solanecio mannii
18 Jun 2019 Pilea rivularis
13 Jun 2019 Monotes africanus
13 Jun 2019 Thesium fastigiatum
17 May 2019 Heteromorpha involucrata
16 May 2019 Indigofera goetzei
16 May 2019 Plectranthus masukensis var. masukensis
16 May 2019 Chrysophyllum gorungosanum
15 May 2019 Tagetes minuta

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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 21 June 2019

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