Botanical Gardens in Asia
Asia varies very much in terms of the age and development of its Botanical Gardens. There appears to be a focus on capacity building and the development of new botanical gardens in some of the countries.
Botanic Garden Networks in Asia - Please explore this page for contacts in botanic gardens and plant conservation throughout Asia.
Gardens are organised by location in India in terms of states and territories.
- Analysis of Botanical Gardens in Indonesia (pdf file) | Convention on Biological Diversity - Total no. of Botanic Gardens recorded in Indonesia: 5
- BGCI - Botanical Gardens in Indonesia
BGCI - Botanical Gardens in Indonesia
- Bali's Botanic Garden, Indonesia
The Garden is situated in the mountain tourist resort, Bedugul. I've visited this one!
- Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Laos
The Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden Project was started in 2008. Pha Tad Ke is currently being developed and will open to the general public in 2015.
- Welcome to Vientiane Orchides
(Not so much a botanical garden as an initiative to preserv and protect Laotian Orchids)Vientiane Orchides Company was created in response to(1) a study undertaken by the Department of botany of the National University of Laos on gathering illegal of orchids
- BGCI - Botanical Gardens in Malaysia
BGCI - Botanical Gardens in Malaysia
- Rimba Ilmu Botanic Garden
Rimba Ilmu is a tropical botanical garden, set up in the University of Malaya campus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Rimba IlmuInstitute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Singapore Botanic Gardens - Index Page
The Singapore Botanic Gardens has a land area of about 74 hectares and began in 1819 on Government Hill in 1819. The founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles, was a keen naturalist and he created a botanical garden. Achieved UNESCO World Heritage status in 2015 due to having 'two outstanding universal qualities'. Its role in the rubber trade transformed the region in the 1900s and its unique tropical colonial gardens landscape.
- Namsan Botanic Garden - Based in Seoul. It occupies an area of c.59㎡ . It has a total 117,132 plants from 269 species across has 13 themed gardens.
- Oedo - a coastal botanical garden built 1969 by Lee Chang-ho and his wife, within the national marine park called Hallyeo Haesang National Park.
- Yanggu Eco-Botanical Garden - opened in 2004. Occupies 189,141㎡. Located at the base of Daeamsan Mountain. This is the northernmost eco-botanical garden in Korea and was developed as a South and North Korean ecosystem restoration center. Includes more than 400 rare plants including plants that are Korean native species and protected by Korean Ministry of Environment.
- Yeomiji Botanical Garden - opened 1989. Covers 112k square metres. Has an Indoor and Outdoor Garden (open all year round) which are themed in zones. Some of the gardens reproduce styles created in other countries in times past
- Royal Botanic Gardens (Sri Lanka), Peradeniya, Kandy - 147 acres located at 460 meters above sea level; includes over 4,000 species of plants and is renowned for its collection of orchids
- Taipei Botanical Garden, Taiwan
In 1896, an official nursery of less than 5 hectares was established near Xiaonanmen in the southwest of Taipei city. This marked the birth of the Taipei Botanical Garden.
- BGCI - Botanical Gardens in Thailand
BGCI - Botanical Gardens in Thailand
- The Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden (QSBG), Thailand
The Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden is Thailand's oldest and foremost botanic garden and major centre for scientific research. Dedicated to the conservation of Thai flora. Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden (QSBG), formerly known as Mae Sa Botanic Garden, is