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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, Monday, 16 September 2019, we have 2,866 native or naturalised species in the database for Botswana. There are 13,770 images for 1,569 species, of which 1,569 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
16 Sep 2019 Rhigozum zambesiacum
15 Aug 2019 Eulophia schweinfurthii
03 Aug 2019 Eragrostis aethiopica
03 Aug 2019 Eragrostis cylindriflora
02 Aug 2019 Chloris pycnothrix
02 Aug 2019 Echinochloa colona
02 Aug 2019 Cenchrus ciliaris
02 Aug 2019 Cenchrus biflorus
02 Aug 2019 Dinebra retroflexa var. condensata
01 Aug 2019 Aristida congesta

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Meg Coates Palgrave

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Home page.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/index.php, retrieved 16 September 2019

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