Punjabi University Botanic Garden

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India - Punjab - Patiala 147 002

Institution Code: PATPU

BGCI Member: No

About the Punjabi University Botanic Garden

A nearby garden in Patiala, Chotti Baradari Gardens contains several groves of rare exotic and endemic trees, together with varieties of rare mangoes and guavas. Its glasshouse collections include over 100 varieties of Himalayan ferns, Caladium spp. crot

Main Address:
Punjabi University Botanic Garden
Department of Botany
Punjabi University
Patiala 147 002
Punjab India

Telephone: +91 94170 57589
Primary Email: jdmanishkapoor@yahoo.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof & Head, Dept of Botany
    Curator's Name: Dr. Manish Kapoor
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Manish Kapoor
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 17
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1972
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 30.3206
    Longitude: 76.3951
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 50 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 200 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 12000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 3
  • Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1000
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 700
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 280
  • Special Collections:Bamboo garden, Bougainvillea garden, bulb garden, cactus garden (including 78 types of cactus and succulents), Gymnosperms (23 types), palm garden, tropical plant house.

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes