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Our Mission: “Exploration and conservation of plant resources for a better life”

Features of National Botanical Garden, Godawari

Floral Diversity: Angiosperms 904 species; Gymnosperms 26 species; Pteridophytes 96 species.

In-situ conserved plants: 456 species and Ex-situ conserved plants: 570 species.

Ex-situ conserved rare, endangered and threatened plants: Khayar (Acacia catechu), Chhitwan (Alstonia scholaris), Pasanved (Berginia ciliata), Siplican (Crateva unilocularis), Ban tarul (Dioscorea deltoidea), Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus serratus), Satisal (Dalbergia latifolia), Chanp (Magnolia champaca), Satuwa (Paris polyphylla), Bijayasal (Pterocarpus marsupium), Sarpagandgha (Rauvolfia serpentina), Gunsi (Podocarpus nerifolius), etc.

Botanical Information and Exhibition Center: Located beside the garden’s entrance gate and housing a museum for study and research.

Thematic and Plant Landscape Gardens: Arboretum, Biodiversity education garden, Canna path, Conservation and education garden, Coronation pond (aquatic plant garden), Ethno-botanical garden, Fern garden, Japanese style garden, Lily garden, Physic garden, Plant production and research area, Rare and endangered plant garden, Rock garden, Rose garden, Sand Garden, Special garden, Taxonomy family garden (Bentham and Hooker’s classification system), Terrace garden, Tropical garden, VVIP plantation area, and Wetland garden.

Garden Sections: (1) Conservation and Education Section, (2) Garden Development Section, (3) Floriculture Section, and (4) Medicinal Plants and Information Section.