National Herbarium of Sri Lanka

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National Herbarium of Sri Lanka
TypeHerbarium
LocationPeradeniya, Sri Lanka
Coordinates7°16′16″N 80°35′44″E / 7.27111°N 80.59556°E / 7.27111; 80.59556 (Botanical Garden of Peradeniya)Coordinates: 7°16′16″N 80°35′44″E / 7.27111°N 80.59556°E / 7.27111; 80.59556 (Botanical Garden of Peradeniya)
Createdaround 1821
Operated byDepartment of National Botanic Gardens, Sri Lanka
StatusOpen all year
WebsiteOfficial Website

The National Herbarium at Peradeniya, near Kandy in the Central province of Sri Lanka, was started in about 1821 by Alexander Moon, who was the director of the Botanical Gardens there.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=29&Itemid=62 The Sri Lanka National Herbarium, Peradeniya. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: National Herbarium. Accessed May 2015.
  2. ^ History of Development of the National Herbarium, Sri Lanka (1821-1904). Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: National Herbarium. Accessed May 2015.