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Mirpur National Botanic Garden

Bangladesh - Dhaka

Institution Code: MIRP

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: N

About the Mirpur National Botanic Garden

The garden was established on 208 acres of land at Mirpur in 1961. It is divided into 57 sections and managed by the Forest Department under the Environment and Forest Ministry.

There are cactus house, lily pond, Amazon lily pond, six lakes, tissue culture research centre, two nurseries, orchid house, two net houses, five shadow rooms, nine visitor's sheds, three snake corners, eight toilets, two watchtowers, one artificial lake and Padma pond.

The garden has 56,125 species of trees, herbs, and shrubs, including a collection of aquatic plants.

Main Address:
Mirpur National Botanic Garden
Dhaka
Bangladesh

Telephone: 381038
Fax:
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Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: NK
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Y
  • Date founded: 1961
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
  • Total Area: 84 Hectares
    Latitude: 24.0000
    Longitude: 90.0000
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Y

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Rare and exotic plant species in the garden include anthurium (Anthurium crystallinum), camphor (Cinamomum camphora), rabbit fern (Davallia canariensis), dambia (Dombeya spectabilis), white rangan (Ixora superba), little mussanda (Mussaenda luteola), Amazon lily (Victoria amazonica), harhjora (Vitis quadrangularis), African tulip (Spathodea campanulata), sambucuas (Sambucus nigra) and white chandan (Santalum album).

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

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