National Botanical Garden of Iran

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Coordinates: 35°44′23″N 51°10′57″E / 35.739667°N 51.182556°E / 35.739667; 51.182556

Main alley inside the National Botanical Garden of Iran

National Botanical Garden of Iran (Persian: باغ گیاه‌شناسی ملی ایران) is a Botanical Garden in Tehran, Iran. Its area is about 150 hectares and is planned to be the main center for horticulture and plant taxonomy in Iran. A herbarium of Iranian plants (TARI) is gradually being built up and now consists of some 160,000 numbers. Also there are gardens of non-Iranian plants such as Himalayan, American, Japanese, African, and Australian.[1]

The garden also contains an arboretum, Six lakes, hills (to represent the Alborz and Zagros mountains and Himalayas), rock garden, a waterfall, a wetland, desert plants areas, a salt lake and a wadi, a river about 1 km long, systematic area, fruit garden, picnic area with some pavilions and other facilities. The botanical and horticultural library has more than 11,000 volumes.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Botanical Garden of Iran". Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2012.

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