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Botanical Gardens in India

Botanical gardens in India
List of Botanical gardens

what is a botanical garden?

Botanical Gardens in India – A Botanical Garden is a place where plants, especially ferns, conifers and flowering plants, are grown and displayed for the purposes of research and education. This distinguishes them from parks and pleasure gardens where plants, usually with beautiful flowers, are grown for public amenity Botanical gardens that specialize in trees are sometimes referred to as arboreta. They are occasionally associated with zoos.

Botanical gardens are among those beautiful places where you can see plants from a variety of species.

Botanical Gardens in India

NoName of the Botanical GardenState
     1.Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden, GuwahatiAssam
     2.Botanical Garden Sarangpur, SarangpurChandigarh
     3.Gujarat Technological University, AhmedabadGujarat
      4.Botanical garden Vaghai, SaputaraGujarat
      5.R. B. Botanical Garden and Amusement ParkGujarat
      6.The Garça Branca Ayurvedic Botanical Garden, LoutolimGoa
      7.Curzon Park, MysoreKarnataka
      8.Pilikula Arboretum, Pilikula Nisargadhama, MangaloreKarnataka
      9.Regional Museum of Natural History Mysore, MysoreKarnataka
      10.University of Mysore Botanic Garden, MysoreKarnataka
      11.Prof. Nagaraj botanical garden in Botany department G U KALABURGIKarnataka
      12.Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, TrivandrumKerala
     13.Vellayani Agricultural College, TrivandrumKerala
     14.Empress Garden, PuneMaharastra
     15.Odisha State Botanical Garden, Nandankanan, BhubaneswarOdisha
     16.Botanical garden Guru Nanak Dev University, AmritsarPunjab
     17.Botanical garden Punjabi University, PatialaPunjab
     18.Auroville Botanical Gardens, AurovilleTamil Nadu
     19.Botanic Gardens – Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, CoimbatoreTamil Nadu
     20.Government Botanical Gardens, Ootacamund, Nilgiris districtTamil Nadu
      21.The Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, CoimbatoreTamil Nadu
      22.Semmozhi Poonga, ChennaiTamil Nadu
      23.Botanical Garden, HyderabadTelangana
      24.NTR Garden, HyderabadTelangana
      25.Aligarh Fort, AligarhUttar Pradesh
      26.Botanical Garden of India Republic, NoidaUttar Pradesh
      27.Jhansi Botanical Garden, JhansiUttar Pradesh
      28.Saharanpur Botanical Garden, SaharanpurUttar Pradesh
      29.Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Shibpur, KolkataWest Bengal
      30.Agri Horticultural Society of India, Alipore, KolkataWest Bengal
     31.Garden of Medicinal Plants, North Bengal UniversityWest Bengal
     32.Lalbagh, BangaloreKarnataka
     33.Lloyd’s Botanical Garden, DarjeelingWest Bengal
     34.Malampuzha Garden, PalakkadKerala
     35.Mysore Zoo, MysoreKarnataka
    36.Narendra Narayan Park, Cooch BeharWest Bengal

Interesting Facts about Botanical Garden in India

  • Government botanical garden located in Udamangalam in Tamil Nadu which is famous for the huge collection of roses. This garden is considered as the largest garden for roses in India.
  • Lal Bagh is termed as Red garden situated in Bangalore. Lal Bagh seems to be old Mughal architecture combined with old & modern artistic touch. It is a genetic centre for maintaining plants. Various scientific, technical researches are organized here.
  • Agri horticultural society is located in Alipore, Kolkata and is famous for growing huge collections of rare medicinal plants.and also conducts annual flower shows. You can find a variety of medicinal plants, ornamental plants, rare trees, uncommon trees, bonsai, cactus, tissue culture products, floriculture and organic vegetarian items here.
  • Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose /Indian botanical garden is located in Shibpur, Howrah in West Bengal. This botanical garden is famous for the wide variety of species of plants. The great banyan tree is the landmark of this garden which is considered as the largest in the world.
  • Lloyd Botanic Garden, This garden situated at an altitude of about 2100 meters in the heart of Darjeeling town, West Bengal, The most interesting plant over here is the 118-year-old woody climber Wisteria chinensis.

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