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National Botanical Research Institute

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India - Uttar Pradesh - Lucknow

Institution Code: LWG

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the National Botanical Research Institute

Botanic Garden serves as a National Facility with three main functions viz.. Conservation, education and bio-aesthetics. It is designed to conserve the indigenous and exotic flora and fulfils the basic function of making available for study, research and use, at one place, a wide diversity of trees, shrubs, climbers and other plant species. The garden is highly reputed for its well identified and aesthetically displayed plant wealth in a well designed landscape to capture a living nucleus of various plant species for posterity.
A repository of germplasm collection of various tropical and sub-tropical plant species, comprising 5,000 taxa, representing 212 families, the Botanic Garden has rich genetic treasure with the collection of trees, shrubs and herbs of ornamental, economic, medicinal, aromatic and rare importance, hailing from the indigenous and exotic sources.

Main Address:
National Botanical Research Institute
Rana Pratap Marg
Uttar Pradesh 226 001 India

Telephone: (0) 091-522-2205831 - 35 EPABX Phones
Fax: (0)522 2205836; Director: 0522-2205839
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr Rakesh Tuli
    Curator's Name: Dr. Anil Kumar Goel (Head, Botanic Garden)
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr R K Roy (Sr Scientist)

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1953
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 25 Hectares
    Latitude: 26.9166
    Longitude: 80.9833
    Altitude: 113.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Botanic Garden, National Botanical Research Institute
  • Local Address: National Botanical Research Institute Lucknow
  • Locality: City: LUCKNOW
  • Locality: State: Uttar Pradesh

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 1000000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 25

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Varietal collection of ornamental and non-agricultural economic crops, eg rose (500 rose hybrids), Canna (150 taxa), Gladiolus (120 taxa), Bougainvillea,(250 taxa), Hibiscus, Chrysanthemum (450 taxa), Ixora, bulbous plants, Vitis vinifera, Eucalyptus. The

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes