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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, Tuesday, 27 June 2017, we have 879 native or naturalised species in the database for Caprivi. There are 5,137 images for 620 species, of which 620 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.

10 Jun 2017 Jasminum fluminense
14 Mar 2017 Habenaria kilimanjari
24 Feb 2017 Combretum psidioides
22 Feb 2017 Sida cordifolia subsp. maculata
15 Feb 2017 Trachyandra arvensis
02 Feb 2017 Erythroxylum zambesiacum
31 Jan 2017 Hoslundia opposita
30 Jan 2017 Hibiscus articulatus
30 Jan 2017 Crotalaria laburnifolia subsp. laburnifolia
27 Jan 2017 Cleome hirta

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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 27 June 2017

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