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National Herbarium & Botanic Gardens of Malawi

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Malawi - Zomba

Institution Code: MAL

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the National Herbarium & Botanic Gardens of Malawi

The National Herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi (NHBG) is a parastatal botanical institution. It is the principal authority on botanical and related matters in Malawi. The NHBG administrative headquarters is located about 3 km N.W. of Zomba town centre overlooking the Government Press, Parliament, and Malawi National Examinations Board.

Main Address:
National Herbarium & Botanic Gardens of Malawi
P.O.Box 528, ZOMBA, Malawi.

Telephone: 265 523 388
Fax: 265 522 108
Primary Email:;;

Staff Details

  • Director's Name:
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Mr I. A, Malota, Mr L.G. Nkoloma

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: -15.3849
    Longitude: 35.3197
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Approximately 80 % of the plants in cultivation in the garden are indigenous species. The collection includes species of economic importance. The plant families represented include Aloaceae, Araucaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Meliaceae and Zamiaceae. An

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes