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Conservatory Park Universiti Putra Malaysia

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Malaysia - Selangor - Serdang

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Conservatory Park Universiti Putra Malaysia
Biodiversity Unit, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Selangor 43400 UPM Malaysia

Telephone: +603-8947 2129
Fax: +603-89472209
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Abdul Rahman Omar
    Curator's Name: Shamsul Khamis
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Nor Hafizah Roslan
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: Yes
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1997
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Total Area: 5 Hectares
    Latitude: 2.9992
    Longitude: 101.71
    Annual Rainfall: 1500 mm
    Altitude: 100.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Conservatory Park Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Local Address: Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, Serdang
  • Locality: City: Kuala Lumpur
  • Locality: State: Selangor

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 2000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 5000
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Pharmacology: Yes
    Agriculture: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    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