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Themeda triandraOur current sample image is of Themeda triandra. 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, 24 May 2017, we have 5,908 native or naturalised species in the database for Mozambique. There are 22,222 images for 3,188 species, of which 3,122 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.

18 Apr 2017 Asystasia retrocarpa
20 Mar 2017 Amorphophallus maximus subsp. fischeri
09 Mar 2017 Hippocratea longipetiolata
05 Mar 2017 Aneilema zebrinum
04 Mar 2017 Ipomoea purpurea
24 Feb 2017 Combretum psidioides
15 Feb 2017 Drypetes natalensis var. natalensis
11 Feb 2017 Acacia eriocarpa
11 Feb 2017 Stathmostelma spectabile subsp. spectabile
10 Feb 2017 Dipcadi viride

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

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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 24 May 2017

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