National Herbarium of Sri Lanka

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National Herbarium of Sri Lanka
Type Herbarium
Location Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 7°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)
Created around 1821
Operated by Department of National Botanic Gardens, Sri Lanka
Status Open all year
Website Official 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.