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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, 21 February 2018, we have 1,007 native or naturalised species in the database for Caprivi. There are 5,845 images for 686 species, of which 686 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.

09 Feb 2018 Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana
10 Jan 2018 Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. pedicellata
07 Jan 2018 Pseudognaphalium luteo-album
07 Jan 2018 Anthocleista grandiflora
31 Dec 2017 Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens
29 Dec 2017 Dioscorea asteriscus
25 Dec 2017 Vitex ferruginea
21 Dec 2017 Hippocratea indica
14 Nov 2017 Indigofera ormocarpoides
17 Oct 2017 Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Caprivi: Home page., retrieved 21 February 2018

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