This database has been compiled with contributions from numerous sources. Herbarium specimen information has primarily come from the Swaziland Flora Checklist project where data was contributed by the South African National Botanical Institute (PRECIS database) and the Swaziland National Herbarium, which was computerised with support from SABONET. Plant descriptions have been extracted from The Flora of Swaziland by R H Compton, and distribution information for trees and shrubs from the Swaziland Tree Atlas data contributed by Linda Dobson-Loffler.
Plant nomenclature follows PRECIS, as at January 2004, apart from Pteridophyta, which follow the nomenclature used in "Swaziland ferns and fern allies" by J P Roux.
With regard to photographs and illustrations, these have been contributed by various individuals. Special thanks go to J P Roux for permission to use pteridophyta illustrations from "Swaziland ferns and fern allies", and to Mary Kirker for the use of her photos of wild flowers in Swaziland.
NOTE: The database is currently being updated, we apologise for any errors you may encounter.
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