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University of Peshawar Botanical Garden

Pakistan - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Peshawar

Institution Code: UPESH

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

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

Telephone: 00-92-91-9218291
Fax: 00-92-91-9218291
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Dr. Abdur Rashid
    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: State: Y
    Status: Educational: Y
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Y
    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:
  • Locality: City: Peshawar
  • Locality: State: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 10000
    Arboretum: N
  • Seed Bank: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Y
    Disabled access: N
  • Number of Visitors: 1000000
    Number of Volunteers: 100

Plant Collections

  • Plant Collection Policy: Y

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: Y

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

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