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District

 

Botanical Gardens

Area (ha.)

Key Flora species

Patiala

Baradari Garden Patiala

40.47

(Aracucaria cookie, Hoop pine (Araucaria cunninghamii), Chinese weeping cypress (Cupressus funebris), Queen sago (Cycas rumphii), Chir (Pinus roxburghii), Himalayan Maple (Acer oblongum), Bael (Aegle marmelos), Siris (Albizia lebbeck), Pala tree (Alstonia scholasris), Simble (Bombex ceiba), Ficus spp., Chenille Plant (Acalypha hispida) etc.

Fatehgarh Sahib

Aam Khas Bagh, Sirhind

3.93

The garden has important fruits, ornamental, Shade giving and Medicinal tree species. Wild Phalsa is also reported to occur in this area, although it has generally been lost from other parts of the state.

Kapurthala

 

Karma Botanical Garden Kapurthala

8.75

The garden has important fruits, ornamental, Shade giving and Medicinal tree, herbs and shrub species.

Shalimar Botanical Garden Kapurthala

12.09

Mango (Mangifera indica), Jamun (Syzigium cumini), Toot (Morus alba), Jatti- Khatti (Citrus jambhiri), Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica), Ashoka (Polyathia longifolia) etc.

Amritsar

Ram Bagh

(Botanical Garden)

 

33.6

Gingko biloba, Barringtonia, Cinnamomum, Diospyros, Sterculia and Sweitania, 50 varities of roses, 50 varieties of Chrysanthemums and 52 varieties of Bougainvillea.


Source: Principal Chief Conservator of Wildlife, Punjab and Director, Horticulture, Punjab as cited in Statistical Abstract of Punjab, 2007 and Jerath et al., 2002