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Legon Botanical Gardens

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Ghana - Accra - Legon

Institution Code: LEGON

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Legon Botanical Gardens
Department of Botany, University of Ghana
PMB 49
Accra Ghana

Telephone: +23321401143/ +23321517608
Fax: +23321401143
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Kofi Boakye-Yiadom
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1950
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 50 Hectares
    Latitude: 5.5447
    Longitude: -0.2065

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Palms, West African orchids, local flora, economic collection of cacao, timber, fruit.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes