රාජකීය උද්භිද උද්යානය, ශ්රී ලංකා
|රාජකීය උද්භිද උද්යානය, ශ්රී ලංකා|
|පේරාදෙණිය, ශ්රී ලංකා|
|Operated by||Department of Agricultural, Sri Lanka|
|Status||Open all year|
ශ්රී ලංකාවේ රාජකීය උද්භිද උද්යානය, පේරාදෙණියේ පිහිටා ඇත. 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 (0.59 km2), 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.
රාජකීය උද්භිද උද්යානයක් වීමට පෙර ඉතිහාසය [සංස්කරණය]
IIවන ව්ක්රමබාහු රජ විසින් වර්තමානයේ උයන පිහිටා ඇති ප්රදේශයේ සිය රාජ සභාව පිහිටුවා ඇත.
රාජකීය උද්භිද උද්යානයේ ඉතිහාසය [සංස්කරණය]
කීර්ති ශ්රී රාජසිංහ රජ විසින් මෙම ප්රදේශය රාජකීය උයන බවට පත්කරන ලදී. this was followed by King Kirti Sri and King Rajadhi Rajasinghe. A temple was built on this location by King Wimala Dharma but it was destroyed by the British when they were given control over the Kandyan Kingdom. There after the ground work for a Botanical Garden were formed by Mr Alexandar Moon in 1821. Botanical Garden at Peradeniya were formally established and plants from Kew Garden at Slave island, Colombo and from the Kalutara Garden in Kalutara were moved up until 1843. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya was made more independent and expanded under Mr George Gardner as its superintendent in 1844. The gardens came under the administration of the Department of Agriculture when it was established in 1912.
The Classical Avenue of Palms is located in this Garden. One tree with a significant history is the Cannon ball Tree planted by King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary in 1901. The tree is bent with its fruits which looks like Cannon Ball, which is how it came to be named.
Other Botanic Gardens in Sri Lanka [සංස්කරණය]
- Official website of the Department of Agriculture
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya
- More images on Botanical Garden, Peradeniya
- Division of National Botanic Gardens
- Botanic Gardens of Sri Lanka
- The Peradeniya Royal Botanic Gardens, travelsrilanka.com