Calcutta University Botanical Garden
The Experimental Garden extends to an area of about 2 ha
including a tank of 0.4 ha and is located in
the campus of Calcutta University at Ballygunge Circular Road which is easily connected by road from Howrah, Sealdah and Ballygunge Railway Stations.
Established in 1918, the Garden has mainly
collections of angiosperms besides some species
of gymnosperms, pteridophytes, bryophytes, mushrooms
and algae. Some angiosperms of high altitude can
also be seen here. One green house and one glass house
are there, inside the garden campus.
Department of Botany,University of Calcutta,
35, Ballygunge Circular Road,
Kolkata – 700019.
and Climatic data
Latitude: 22°30’N, Longitude: 88°25’E.
Altitude: 4m, Temperature: 21° to 32°C (Minimum in December
– January, Maximum in April – May), Rainfall: 1500mm (Minimum
in January, maximum in July – August).
Head of the Department of Botany, University of Calcutta.
the Garden Collection>>