Flora of Mozambique

Meg Coates Palgrave joins the team

The Zimbabwe and Mozambique flora teams are very pleased to welcome Meg Coates Palgrave as a member of both teams. The name Coates Palgrave is very well known in southern Africa because of the family's publications about trees, such as Trees of Southern Africa, and Meg brings a deep knowledge and wide experience of trees in the region. For the last 10 years or so she has been involved in establishing the Cheringoma herbarium at Catapu in Mozambique, from which many records have been added to the website. Indeed, she is already an active contributor to the site and details of her records and images may be found here.

Mark Hyde 16 December 2013

Welcome to the Flora of Mozambique website!

Sample image from the Mozambique flora

Ziziphus mucronata subsp. rhodesicaOur current sample image is of Ziziphus mucronata subsp. rhodesica. Click on the thumbnail image to see the full image or click on the species name to find out more.
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About the website

This site provides information about the flowering plants and ferns of Mozambique. This is a sister site to the Flora of Zimbabwe and Zambia websites.

The principal contributors to the site are Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Stefaan Dondeyne, Meg Coates Palgrave and myself.

As of today, Wednesday, 23 April 2014, there are 14042 images for 2581 species, of which 2533 are native or naturalised and 48 are purely cultivated.

The Site history page gives details of the latest additions to the site. 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:

DateSpecies
21 Apr 2014 Solanum seaforthianum
18 Apr 2014 Dinebra retroflexa var. condensata
18 Apr 2014 Gloriosa superba
18 Apr 2014 Vigna frutescens subsp. frutescens var. frutescens
18 Apr 2014 Ancylobotrys petersiana
18 Apr 2014 Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha
18 Apr 2014 Mimusops caffra
18 Apr 2014 Xylotheca kraussiana var. glabripetala
18 Apr 2014 Erythrina humeana
18 Apr 2014 Canavalia rosea

Mark Hyde   Bart Wursten   Petra Ballings   Stefaan Dondeyne   Meg Coates Palgrave
mahyde(at)gmail.com   ndundu(at)zol.co.zw   ballings.petra(at)telenet.be   Stefaan.Dondeyne(at)ees.kuleuven.be   megcp(at)zol.co.zw

Wednesday, 23 April 2014


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Stefaan Dondeyne and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P., Dondeyne, S. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Mozambique: Home page.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/index.php, retrieved 23 April 2014

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