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University of Peshawar Botanical Garden

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Pakistan - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Peshawar

Institution Code: UPESH

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Medicinal Garden in the University of Peshawar Botanical Garden
Medicinal Garden in the University of Peshawar Botanical Garden

Main Address:
University of Peshawar Botanical Garden
Centre of Plant Biodiversity
University of Peshawar
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 25120 Pakistan

Telephone: 00-92-91-9222267
Fax: 00-92-91-9222267
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Asad Ullah
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 60
    Educational Staff Number: 7
    Research Staff Number: 7
    Administration Staff Number: 22

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 2005
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 10 Hectares
  • Total Area: 40 Hectares
    Latitude: 34.15
    Longitude: 71.43
    Annual Rainfall: 400 mm
    Altitude: 290.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name:
  • Local Address: Director Centre of Plant Biodiversity/Botanical Garden University of Peshawar, 25120, Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan
  • Locality: City: Peshawar
  • Locality: State: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 10000
    Arboretum: No
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 1000000
    Number of Volunteers: 100

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: Yes
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes