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Lloyd Botanical Garden, Darjeeling

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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2.3/5 based on 35 reviews on the web
Lloyd's Botanical Garden, or Darjeeling Botanical Garden, is a botanical garden in Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.HistoryLloyd's Botanical Garden was established in 1878 when 40acre of land was acquired at Darjeeling to form a botanic garden as a distant annexe of the Calcutta Botanical Garden. The land was provided by William Lloyd, in whose name the botanical garden has been named.CollectionsThe Darjeeling Botanical Garden preserves several species of bamboo, oak, magnolia, arisaema, cotoneaster, wild geranium, and rhododendron — forest native plants of the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, Sikkim region, and other neighbouring regions. Also, several exotic plants are preserved. The Cacti and Succulent collection of 150 species is displayed in the Conservatory. The collection of native Orchids from the Singalila Ridge in present-day Singalila National Park is rare and notable.
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  • Unfortunately, the spot marked by an incipient decay. It's like India after the British left Darjeeling has been unable to handle the maintenance. It is SIN
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  • We visited during monsoon in August and were very disappointed. Maybe it was the time of year but there was nothing of significance to see. There were a lot of trees with labels but we saw no flowers ...  read more »
  • We were only there on a Sunday. and many glass houses are closed. But an interesting park. Well laid out and still enough of interest to see. Special interest to the large family Lloyd!! 
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