What Botanical gardens contain and for what purpose?

Botanical gardens are well-tended parks which displays a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. This type of gardens may contain specialist plant collections like herb gardens, cacti and succulent plants, plants from particular parts of the world and so on. There may be greenhouses, with special collections such as tropical plants, alpine plants or other exotic plants. Visitor services  include educational displays, garden tours, book rooms, art exhibitions, open-air theatrical and musical performances and other entertainment.

Botanical gardens are run by universities or other scientific research organizations and they often have associated herbaria and research programmes in plant taxonomy or some other aspect of botanical science. In principle their role is to maintain documented collections of living plants for the purposes of conservation, scientific research, display and education, although this will depend on the resources available and the special interests pursued at each particular garden.

Botanic gardens are in a good position:

to exploit commercially those species which are plentiful
to rehabilitate indigenous and threatened species and restore them to protected portions of their former habitats
to promote wildlife education to a broad range of target groups like school and college students, politicians and communities living in and around wildlife areas

So, gain much and much knowledge from Botanic gardens.

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