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About the website

This site provides information about the flowering plants and ferns of Botswana. 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, 21 January 2017, we have 2,827 native or naturalised species in the database for Botswana. There are 10,388 images for 1,420 species, of which 1,420 are native or naturalised and 0 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. Further recently updated species may be found on this page.

19 Jan 2017 Astripomoea lachnosperma
17 Jan 2017 Gomphocarpus tomentosus subsp. tomentosus
17 Jan 2017 Fockea multiflora
17 Jan 2017 Fockea angustifolia
11 Jan 2017 Pterodiscus ngamicus
27 Dec 2016 Tapinanthus forbesii
02 Nov 2016 Eriochrysis pallida
26 Oct 2016 Orbea carnosa subsp. keithii
25 Oct 2016 Crinum buphanoides
24 Oct 2016 Glinus lotoides var. virens

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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 Botswana: Home page., retrieved 21 January 2017

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