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Rimba Ilmu Botanic Garden

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Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur

Institution Code: KLU

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Rimba Ilmu Botanic Garden
Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science,
University of Malaya,
Kuala Lumpur
50603 Malaysia

Telephone: 603 7967 4686/4687
Fax: 603 7967 6150
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mr Manickam Sugumaran
    Curator's Name: Dr. Yong Kien Thai
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1974
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 3.1502
    Longitude: 101.7077

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Aquatic plants, medicinal plants (+ 600 species), tropical fruit trees and their relatives, Pandanaceae, citrus and citrus relatives, timber trees, wild plants of ornamental potential, palms, ferns, plants for stabilizing slopes e.g. Vetiveria zizanoides

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes