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University of Peshawar Botanical Garden

Pakistan - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Peshawar

Institution Code: UPESH

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

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: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • 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:
  • Locality: City: Peshawar
  • Locality: State: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

  • Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

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