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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, 19 October 2019, we have 5,017 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 23,617 images for 2,803 species, of which 2,771 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.

13 Oct 2019 Spermacoce subvulgata var. subvulgata
11 Oct 2019 Hesperantha petitiana
11 Oct 2019 Fadogia triphylla var. triphylla
11 Oct 2019 Periploca linearifolia
11 Oct 2019 Agathisanthemum globosum
11 Oct 2019 Psidium guajava
11 Oct 2019 Pellaea pectiniformis
11 Oct 2019 Lippia javanica
11 Oct 2019 Psychotria mahonii
11 Oct 2019 Richardia brasiliensis

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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 19 October 2019

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