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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, Tuesday, 17 October 2017, we have 4,767 native or naturalised species in the database for Malawi. There are 17,428 images for 2,387 species, of which 2,364 are native or naturalised and 23 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.

16 Oct 2017 Exacum oldenlandioides
13 Oct 2017 Abutilon indicum subsp. guineense
13 Oct 2017 Abutilon grandiflorum
12 Oct 2017 Momordica charantia
10 Oct 2017 Orthochilus milnei
08 Oct 2017 Ochna gambleoides
07 Oct 2017 Helichrysum nudifolium var. oxyphyllum
07 Oct 2017 Rotheca wildii
07 Oct 2017 Brachiaria serrata
06 Oct 2017 Nervilia kotschyi var. kotschyi

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Malawi: Home page., retrieved 17 October 2017

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