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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, Sunday, 19 February 2017, we have 2,829 native or naturalised species in the database for Botswana. There are 10,592 images for 1,434 species, of which 1,434 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.

DateSpecies
15 Feb 2017 Trachyandra arvensis
11 Feb 2017 Chascanum hederaceum var. hederaceum
10 Feb 2017 Kedrostis foetidissima
10 Feb 2017 Dipcadi viride
10 Feb 2017 Camptorrhiza strumosa
10 Feb 2017 Iphigenia oliveri
06 Feb 2017 Gladiolus magnificus
05 Feb 2017 Striga forbesii
02 Feb 2017 Erythroxylum zambesiacum
01 Feb 2017 Ehretia obtusifolia

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Meg Coates Palgrave

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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.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/index.php, retrieved 19 February 2017

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