The Palmetum, Malakpet

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The Palmetum is a specialized botanical garden located in the Malakpet area, Hyderabad, in Telangana, which features only one family of plant: the palm.

The garden's collection contains all six subfamilies within the family Arecaceae, with a total of about 120 varieties of 250 trees. It was initiated in 2002 by Chandramohan Reddy, Director of Urban Forestry, Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad. Some of the samples were obtained from Malaysia and Madagascar.

List of Palm genera[edit]