Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden

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Mauritius - Pamplemousses

Institution Code: PAMPL

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden

The Garden is under the responsibility of the Ministry of Agro Industry and Fisheries and is administered by the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden Trust Board created under Act No.10 of 1999.

Conservation Programmes
Ex-situ: collection of endemic plants already started
Creation of a native woodland in progress

Research Programmes
On Pest and Diseases by Pathology and Entomology Division of the Ministry of Agro Industry and Fisheries.

Education Programmes
Educational visits by institutions
The scientific staff of the Garden, upon request, also cater for students at tertiary level both for Mauritius and foreign students
A Resource Centre/library for the benefit of students and visitors would be in place soon

Main Address:
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden

Telephone: 230 243 9401
Fax: 230 243 9402
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Chief Agricultural Officer. MAFN
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 37 Hectares
    Latitude: -20.1000
    Longitude: 57.5666
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name:
  • Local Address:
  • Locality: City: Situation: ten kilometres North East of Port Louis
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Contains a wide collection of woody tropical plants, including more than 80 palm species of such genera as Acanthophoenix, Areca, Hyophorbe, Dictyopserma, Caryota, Livistona, Phoenix, Roystonea, Sabal, Latania, Washingtonia. Other genera represented by severa

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes