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Hippocratea pallensOur current sample image is of Hippocratea pallens. Click on the thumbnail image to see the full image or click on the species name to find out more.
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This site provides information about the flowering plants and ferns of Mozambique. This is a sister site to the Flora of Botswana, Caprivi, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe websites, which together cover the Flora Zambesiaca area.

The principal contributors to the site are Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Stefaan Dondeyne, Sune Holt, Meg Coates Palgrave and Mark Hyde.

As of today, Wednesday, 23 August 2017, we have 5,915 native or naturalised species in the database for Mozambique. There are 22,726 images for 3,225 species, of which 3,159 are native or naturalised and 66 are purely cultivated.

The Site history page gives details of the latest additions to the site. There is also a Frequently Asked Questions page.

Pre-publication orders of the Trees and Shrubs of Mozambique

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This will be the first accurate and comprehensive account of the woody plants of Mozambique, their distribution and how to identify them. The book is the result of many years of work and will contain 1,800 species with over 4,000 coloured photographs, as well as leaf line drawings and distribution maps.

Full details of this book and a downloadable form may be found on the BGCI website.

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
23 Aug 2017 Embelia xylocarpa
21 Aug 2017 Diospyros verrucosa
19 Aug 2017 Desmodium velutinum
17 Aug 2017 Dovyalis rotundifolia
16 Aug 2017 Scutia myrtina
05 Aug 2017 Chazaliella abrupta var. abrupta
03 Aug 2017 Combretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum
03 Aug 2017 Androstachys johnsonii
02 Aug 2017 Phyllanthus nummulariifolius
30 Jul 2017 Uapaca nitida var. nitida

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

Wednesday, 23 August 2017


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Home page.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/index.php, retrieved 23 August 2017

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