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Peninsular (Thung Khai) Botanic Garden

Thailand - Trang province - Yan Ta Khao district

Institution Code: BKF

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

About the Peninsular (Thung Khai) Botanic Garden

Peninsualr Botanic Garden (Thung Khai) established since 1993. It's belong to National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation. It's native forest about 4.16 ha and covers evergreen forest and peat swamp forest.

Main Address:
Peninsular (Thung Khai) Botanic Garden
Trang-Palien Road
Thung Khai Arboretum and Forest Reserve
Yan Ta Khao district
Trang province 92140 Thailand

Telephone: 66-75-280166
Fax: 66-75-280166
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Ms. Wayuree edchatra
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 20
    Educational Staff Number: 10
    Research Staff Number: 10
    Administration Staff Number: 30

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: N
    Status: State: Y
    Status: Educational: N
    Status: Municipal: N
    Status: Satellite: N
    Status: Trust: N
  • Date founded: 1993
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 416 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Y
  • Latitude: 7.4931
    Longitude: 99.8876
    Annual Rainfall: 2000 mm
    Altitude: 40.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Peninsualar Botanic Garden (Khao Chong) Phattalung (Panangtung) Botanic Garden
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: สวนพฤกษศาสตร์สากลภาคใต้(ทุ่งค่าย)จ.ตรัง
  • Local Address: ถ. ตรังปะเหลียน ต.ทุ่งค่าย อ.ย่านตาขาว จ.ตรัง
  • Locality: City:
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 4000
    Arboretum: Y
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Y
    Seed Bank: Y
    Published Plant Catalogue: Y
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Y
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 30000
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 30000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 5000
  • Special Collections:Exotic ornamental and economic plants (such as nutmeg, rubber, pepper, coffee), Etnobotany garden, Orchid garden, Fern garden, Aquatic garden, medicinal plots, Endemic and rare plant garden, Xerophytic garden.
    Taxonomic garden(32 families):Dipterocarpaceae, Leguminosae, Verbenaceae, Fagaceae, Palmae, Pandanaceae, Gymnosperms, Bambusoideae, Euphorbiaceae, Rubiaceae,Araceae, Myristicaceae, Zingiberaceae, Gutiiferae,Magnoliaceae, Myrtaceae, Sapindaceae, Rutaceae,Ebenaceae,Meliacae,Baringtoniaceae, Annonaceae, Anarcadiaceae.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: N
    Plant Breeding: N
    Conservation - Biology: Y
    Conservation - Genetics: Y
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Y
    Ecology: Y
    Ecosystem Conservation: Y
    Education: Y
    Ethnobotany: Y
    Exploration: Y
    Floristics: Y
    Horticulture: Y
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: N
    Molecular Genetics: N
    Pollination Biology: N
    Restoration Ecology: Y
    Seed/Spore Biology: N
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Y
    Sustainability: Y
    Pharmacology: N
    Agriculture: N
    Land Restoration: N
    Urban Environments: Y

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: Y
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Y
    Guided Tours: Y
    Permanent Public Displays: Y
    Special Exhibitions: Y
    Courses for School Children: Y
    Courses for University/College Students: Y
    Courses for General Public: Y
    Education Programme: Y
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