Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Sri Lanka - Kandy - Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Sent by Mallika from Colombo.
This is from Wikipedia : Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya is located in close proximity to the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is renowned for the collection the variety of Orchids,and has more than 300 varieties of Orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palms trees attach it is the National Herbarium. Total land mass of the botanical garden is 147 acres, 460 Meters above sea level with a 200 day annual rain fall, it is managed by the Division of National Botanic Gardens of the Department of Agriculture.