Botanical Gardens in India

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

No Name of the Botanical Garden State
     1. Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden, Guwahati Assam
     2. Botanical Garden Sarangpur, Sarangpur Chandigarh
     3. Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad Gujarat
      4. Botanical garden Vaghai, Saputara Gujarat
      5. R. B. Botanical Garden and Amusement Park Gujarat
      6. The Garça Branca Ayurvedic Botanical Garden, Loutolim Goa
      7. Curzon Park, Mysore Karnataka
      8. Pilikula Arboretum, Pilikula Nisargadhama, Mangalore Karnataka
      9. Regional Museum of Natural History Mysore, Mysore Karnataka
      10. University of Mysore Botanic Garden, Mysore Karnataka
      11. Prof. Nagaraj botanical garden in Botany department G U KALABURGI Karnataka
      12. Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Trivandrum Kerala
     13. Vellayani Agricultural College, Trivandrum Kerala
     14. Empress Garden, Pune Maharastra
     15. Odisha State Botanical Garden, Nandankanan, Bhubaneswar Odisha
     16. Botanical garden Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Punjab
     17. Botanical garden Punjabi University, Patiala Punjab
     18. Auroville Botanical Gardens, Auroville Tamil Nadu
     19. Botanic Gardens – Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
     20. Government Botanical Gardens, Ootacamund, Nilgiris district Tamil Nadu
      21. The Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
      22. Semmozhi Poonga, Chennai Tamil Nadu
      23. Botanical Garden, Hyderabad Telangana
      24. NTR Garden, Hyderabad Telangana
      25. Aligarh Fort, Aligarh Uttar Pradesh
      26. Botanical Garden of India Republic, Noida Uttar Pradesh
      27. Jhansi Botanical Garden, Jhansi Uttar Pradesh
      28. Saharanpur Botanical Garden, Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh
      29. Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Shibpur, Kolkata West Bengal
      30. Agri Horticultural Society of India, Alipore, Kolkata West Bengal
     31. Garden of Medicinal Plants, North Bengal University West Bengal
     32. Lalbagh, Bangalore Karnataka
     33. Lloyd’s Botanical Garden, Darjeeling West Bengal
     34. Malampuzha Garden, Palakkad Kerala
     35. Mysore Zoo, Mysore Karnataka
    36. Narendra Narayan Park, Cooch Behar West 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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