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About the website

This site provides information about the flowering plants and ferns of Caprivi, sometimes known as the Caprivi Strip or the Okavango Panhandle, which is part of Namibia. 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 together with this e-flora about the Caprivi Strip.

The principal contributors to the site are Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings, Meg Coates Palgrave and Mark Hyde.

As of today, Wednesday, 13 December 2017, we have 883 native or naturalised species in the database for Caprivi. There are 5,370 images for 631 species, of which 631 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.

14 Nov 2017 Indigofera ormocarpoides
17 Oct 2017 Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba
05 Oct 2017 Siphonochilus kirkii
04 Oct 2017 Urochloa trichopus
04 Oct 2017 Setaria sphacelata
03 Oct 2017 Melinis nerviglumis
28 Sep 2017 Heteropogon contortus
27 Sep 2017 Mundulea sericea
06 Sep 2017 Oxygonum sinuatum
06 Sep 2017 Eichhornia natans

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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 Caprivi: Home page., retrieved 13 December 2017

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