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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, Friday, 20 January 2017, we have 874 native or naturalised species in the database for Caprivi. There are 4,922 images for 604 species, of which 602 are native or naturalised and 2 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.

17 Jan 2017 Fockea multiflora
17 Jan 2017 Bulbostylis hispidula
08 Oct 2016 Ceropegia lugardiae
04 Oct 2016 Antherotoma debilis
11 Sep 2016 Euphorbia hirta
22 Aug 2016 Plukenetia africana
04 Aug 2016 Helichrysum subglomeratum
03 Aug 2016 Trachypogon spicatus
25 Jul 2016 Ipomoea chloroneura
24 Jul 2016 Pavetta schumanniana

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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 20 January 2017

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