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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.

Kolkata, West Bengal.

Postal Address
Department of Botany,University of Calcutta,
35, Ballygunge Circular Road,
Kolkata 700019.


Geographic and Climatic data
Latitude: 2230N, Longitude: 8825E. Altitude: 4m, Temperature: 21 to 32C (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.

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