Open Herbarium logo

Open Herbarium

An Open Vascular Plant Herbarium Network

University of Malakand Herbarium (University of Malakand-BGH)

The University of Malakand Botanic Garden and Herbarium is focused on 1) conservation of the local flora both in- and ex-situ; 2) development of a herbarium emphasizing local species; 3) monographic study of local species, particularly those of high value medicinal plants; 4) DNA/Protein genotyping with an emphasis on local species; 5) tissue culture of rare local species to support their conservation and multiplication. The herbarium currently has about 2000 dry specimens from different localities in the Malakand division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. More than 60% of the plants are endemic to Malakand division and acclimated to the environmental conditions of the botanic garden.
Contacts: Mohammad Nisar,,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: af63c11a-8e9b-40ca-9966-aab2c2e0f886
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Malakand
University of Malakand
University of Malakand Botanical Garden and Herbarium
Chakdara, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa   18800
[92] 3443222200
Collection Statistics
  • 68 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 63 (93%) identified to species
  • 14 families
  • 26 genera
  • 30 species
  • 31 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Show Geographic Distribution
Show Family Distribution