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Plant Identification and Information Service

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National Herbarium is the major national institution responsible for authentication of plants of Sri Lanka. The National Herbarium actively involved in plant exploration, identification, specimen preparation, also documentation and revision of floral wealth of the country.

Visitors Information 


The National Herbarium located in the premises of Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya.


Opening Hours           

 From 8.30 a.m. to 4.15 p.m., Monday to Friday


Entry by Appointment (Contact Deputy Director, National Herbarium prior to the visit)

FRESH PLANT MATERIALS  are not allowed to the herbarium

Contact Information

Deputy Director, National Herbarium,

Department of National Botanic Gardens.

Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.






Organization Information

Department of National Botanic Gardens

Department of National Botanic Gardens,
P O Box 14, Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka, 20400

Dr. D.S.A. Wijesundara, Director General
Telephones:Director General +94-81-2388238, General +94812388654
Fax Nos:+94-81-2388238

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Last Updated On: 2009-11-04 11:10:48
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