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Dokmai Botanical Garden

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Thailand - Chiang Mai province - Chiang Mai

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Dokmai Botanical Garden

1000+ plant species found in northern Thailand in jungles, gardens and farms. Fish, birds, animals, free-flying butterfly garden, native orchid collection, monsoon woodland, organic fruit orchard. 500 aluminium signs with scientific names and interesting facts in three languages.
Restaurant, western bathrooms, WI FI.

Main Address:
Dokmai Botanical Garden
386 Moo 10, Namprae, Hangdong
Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai province 50230 Thailand

Telephone: +66(0)894339045 or 08-13866244
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ketsanee Seehamongkol, President
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Eric Danell, Director

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 2006
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 4 Hectares
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 18.677233
    Longitude: 98.87915
    Annual Rainfall: 1300 mm
    Altitude: 350.00 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 16000 Metres

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1044
  • Special Collections:Please see

    We have 500 aluminium signs with scientific names and interesting facts in English, Japanese and Central Thai language.
  • 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

  • Pollination Biology: 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 General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes