Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong
National Emblem MOEF

Associated Garden

The experimental garden of this circle is located about 22 km away from Shillong near Umiam Lake at Barapani having an area of about 25acres. The garden is divided into different sections viz. Nursery section, Orchidarium, Arboretum, Bamboosetum, one big pond for aquatic plants and houses rich collections of many economic, rare and significantly interesting plants of North East region and germplasm of Musa, Bamboos, Zingibers, Taxus, Pipers, Citrus and Orchids etc.

ORCHIDS

  • Acampe ochracea
  • Acampe rigida
  • Acanthephippium sylhetense
  • Aerides multiflora
  • Aerides odorata
  • Aerides rosea
  • Agrostophyllum planicaule
  • Anoectochilus roxburghii
  • Arundina graminifolia
  • Arachnis clarkei
  • Brachycorythis galeandra
  • Bulbophyllum affine
  • Bulbophyllum devangireensis
  • Bulbophyllum gymnopus
  • Bulbophyllum hirtum
  • Calanthe masuca
  • Ceratostylis himalaicum
  • Cleisostoma racemiferum
  • Coelogyne corymbosa
  • Coelogyne cristata
  • Coelogyne flaccida
  • Coelogyne fuscescens
  • Coelogyne prolifera
  • Coelogyne viscosa
  • Coelogyne nitida
  • Coelogyne ovalis
  • Coelogyne punctulata
  • Cymbidium aloifolium
  • Cymbidium cyperifolium
  • Cymbidium devonianum
  • Cymbidium eburneum
  • Cymbidium elegans
  • Cymbidium longifolium
  • Cymbidium lowianum
  • Cymbidium macrorhizon
  • Cymbidium mastersii
  • Dendrobium acinaciforme
  • Dendrobium anceps
  • Dendrobium aphyllum
  • Dendrobium cathcartii
  • Dendrobium chrysanthum
  • Dendrobium densiflorum
  • Dendrobium formosum
  • Dendrobium jenkinsii
  • Dendrobium lituiflorum
  • Dendrobium moschatum
  • Dendrobium nobile
  • Dendrobium ochreatum
  • Dendrobium parishii
  • Dendrobium stuposum
  • Dendrobium williamsonii
  • Epigeneium amplum
  • Epigeneium fuscescens
  • Eria acervata
  • Eria bambusifolia
  • Eria biflora
  • Eria coronaria
  • Eria muscicola
  • Eria pannea
  • Eria paniculata
  • Eria stricta
  • Eria tomentosa
  • Flickingeria macraei
  • Gastrochilus inconspicuous
  • Goodyera foliosa
  • Goodyera procera
  • Katherinea navicularis
  • Liparis plantaginea
  • Liparis viridiflora
  • Malaxis acuminata
  • Neogyna gardneriana
  • Oberonia pachyrachis
  • Oberonia rufilabris
  • Otochilus fusca
  • Otochilus porrecta
  • Panisea tricallosa
  • Paphiopedilum fairieanum
  • Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum
  • Paphiopedilum insigne
  • Paphiopedilum venustum
  • Paphiopedilum villosum
  • Papilionanthe teres
  • Pelatantheria insectifer
  • Phaius longipes
  • Phaius mishmensis
  • Phaius tancarvilleae
  • Pholidota articulata
  • Pholidota griffithii
  • Pholidota imbricata
  • Renanthera imschootiana
  • Rhynchostylis retusa
  • Tainia latifolia
  • Tainia minor
  • Tainia viridi-fusca
  • Thunia alba
  • Vanda bicolor
  • Vanda coerulea
  • Vanda testacea
  • Vanilla pilifera

MEDICINAL PLANTS

  • Acorus calamus
  • Aegle marmelos
  • Ageratum conyzoides
  • Alstonia scholaris
  • Aquilaria malaccensis
  • Ardisia solanacea
  • Atrocarpus heterophyllus
  • Averrhoa carambola
  • Baliospermum montanum
  • Bauhinia purpurea
  • Bauhinia variegata
  • Begonia roxburghii
  • Bidens biternata
  • Biophytum sensitivum
  • Bombax ceiba
  • Callicarpa arborea
  • Calotropis gigantea
  • Canarium resiniferum
  • Cannabis sativa
  • Carica papaya
  • Cassia alata
  • Cassia tora
  • Castanopsis tribuloides
  • Centella asiatica
  • Chenopodium album
  • Cinnamomum tamala
  • Cissampelos pareira
  • Citrus medica
  • Clerodendrum eolebrookianum
  • Clerodendrum serratum
  • Clerodendrum viscosum
  • Coptis teeta
  • Costus speciosus
  • Cuscuta reflexa
  • Cynodon dactylon
  • Cyperus rotundus
  • Datura metel
  • Datura stramonium
  • Dioscorea alata
  • Dioscorea bulbifera
  • Dioscorea hamiltonii
  • Dioscorea pentaphylla
  • Drymaria cordata
  • Elsholtzia blanda
  • Elephantopus scaber
  • Engelhardtia spicata
  • Eupatorium cannabinum
  • Erythrina variegata
  • Euphorbia antiquorum
  • Ficus benjamina
  • Gloriosa superba
  • Glycosmis arborea
  • Gmelina arborea
  • Gynocardia odorata
  • Hedychium coronarium
  • Hedyotis auricularia
  • Hedyotis diffusa
  • Hedyotis scandens
  • Heliotropium indicum
  • Hemidesmus indicus
  • Holarrhena antidysenterica
  • Knema latifolia
  • Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides
  • Justicia adhatoda
  • Kalanchoe pinnata
  • Litsea cubeba
  • Maesa chisia
  • Marsilia minuta
  • Melia azedarach
  • Mesua ferrea
  • Mimosa pudica
  • Moringa oleifera
  • Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
  • Ocimum basilicum
  • Paedaria foetida
  • Panax pseudo-ginseng
  • Papavar sominiferum
  • Phyllanthus emblica
  • Physalis minima
  • Plantago erosa
  • Plumbago zeylanica
  • Rauvolfia serpentina
  • Ricinus communis
  • Rhododendron sp.
  • Saraca asoca
  • Scoparia dulcis
  • Solanum ferox
  • Solanum kurzii
  • Solanum myricanthum
  • Solanum nigrum
  • Sterculia villosa
  • Taxus baccata
  • Terminalia bellerica
  • Terminalia chebula
  • Terminalia myriocarpa
  • Tinospora cordifolia
  • Vitex negundo
  • Xylosma longifolium

USEFUL PLANTS

  • Acacia dealbata
  • Acacia decurrens
  • Acacia farnesiana
  • Acer laevigatum
  • Agathis lanceolata
  • Albizia lebbeck
  • Alnus nepalensis
  • Alstonia scholaris
  • Amoora rohituka
  • Anthocephalus cadamba .
  • Aquilaria malacensis
  • Aralia armata
  • Aralia thomsonii
  • Areca nagensis
  • Arenga saccharifera
  • Atrocarpus heterophyllus
  • Atrocarpus lacoocha
  • Araucaria cunnighamii
  • Averrhoa carabola
  • Bambusa arundinacea
  • Bambusa balcooa
  • Bambusa bambos
  • Bambusa glaucescens
  • Bambusa longispiculata
  • Bambusa nana
  • Bambusa nutans
  • Bambusa pallida
  • Bambusa tulda
  • Bambusa vulgaris
  • Begonia ovatifolia
  • Begonia palmate
  • Begonia picta
  • Begonia rex .
  • Begonia roxburghii
  • Begonia thomsoni
  • Bombax ceiba
  • Calamus floribundus .
  • Calamus rotung
  • Calamus tenuis
  • Calamus drupifera
  • Casia fistula
  • Casuarina equisetifolia
  • Caryota urens
  • Cedrus deodara
  • Cinnamomum camphora
  • Cinnamomum tamala
  • Cinnamomum zeylanicum
  • Citrus aurantium
  • Citrus limon
  • Citrus limonum .
  • Citrus medica
  • Curcuma angustifolia .
  • Curcuma zedoaria
  • Cyathea gigantia
  • Dalbergia sissoo
  • Delonix regia
  • Dioscorea alata
  • Dioscorea bulbifera
  • Dioscorea hamiltoni
  • Dioscorea pentaphylla .
  • Dioscorea wallichii
  • Erythrina arborescence
  • Eucalyptus tereticornis
  • Exbucklandia populnea
  • Ficus benghalensis
  • Gloriosa superba
  • Hedychium dekianum
  • Hedychium coccineum
  • Hedychium ellipticum
  • Hedychium elwesii
  • Hedychium greenii
  • Hedychium spicatum
  • Kaempferia rotunda
  • Nepenthes khasiana
  • Litchi chinensis
  • Livistona rotundifolia
  • Pinus kesiya
  • Pinus wallichii
  • Taxus baccata
  • Terminalia chebula
  • Terminalia myriocarpa

WILD RELATIVES OF CULTIVATED PLANTS

  • Artocarpusspp
  • Coix lacryma-jobi
  • Citrussp
  • Musaspp
  • Mangifera sylvatica
  • Zingiber capitatum
  • Z. chrysanthum
  • Piperspp

EDIBLE PLANTS

  • Agapetes variegata
  • Alpinia malaccensis
  • Calamus floribunda
  • Clerodendrum colebrookianum
  • Dioscoreaspp.
  • Hedychium coronarium

PRIMITIVE PLANTS

  • Exbucklandia populnea
  • Magnolia grandiflora
  • Michelia champaca

ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

A wide range of attractive wild ornamental plants grow in the experimental gardens: Many species of orchid genera like

  • Aerides
  • Anoectochillus
  • Arundina
  • Coelogyne
  • Cymbidium
  • Dendrobium
  • Vanda
  • Phaleonopsis
  • Katherinea
  • Phaius
  • Pleione Renenthera
  • Calanthe
  • Other wild ornamentals include several species of Rhododendron

  • Hedychium
  • Begonia
  • Impatiens
  • Tacca integrifolia
  • Lagerstroemia
  • Erythrina
  • Agapetes
  • Phlogacanthus
  • Melastoma
  • Clerodendrum
  • Ixora
  • Magnolia
  • Gloriosa superba
  • Camelia
  • Michalia
  • Hydrangea
  • Thunbergia

RARE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES

A. ORCHIDS

  • Acanthephippium sylhetense
  • Anoectochilus roxburghii
  • Arachnis clarkei
  • Brachycorythis galeandra
  • Bulbophyllum devangireensis
  • Bulbophyllum hirtum
  • Bulbophyllum rothschildianum (endemic)
  • Ceratostylis himalaicum
  • Coelogyne cristata
  • Coelogyne fuscescens
  • Coelogyne viscosa
  • Cymbidium devonianum
  • Cymbidium eburneum
  • Cymbidium macrorhizon
  • Dendrobium cathcartii
  • Dendrobium formosum
  • Dendrobium parishii
  • Dendrobium stuposum
  • Dendrobium williamsonii
  • Epigeneium amplum
  • Epigeneium fuscescens
  • Eria acervata
  • Eria biflora
  • Eria muscicola
  • Eria paniculata
  • Eria stricta
  • Flickingeria macraei
  • Goodyera foliosa
  • Katherinea navicularis
  • Liparis plantaginea
  • Malaxis acuminata
  • Oberonia rufilabris
  • Panisea tricallosa
  • Paphiopedilum fairieanum
  • Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum
  • Paphiopedilum insigne
  • Paphiopedilum venustum
  • Paphiopedilum villosum
  • Pelatantheria insectifer
  • Phaius mishmensis
  • Pholidota wattii (endemic)
  • Renanthera imschootiana
  • Rhynchostylis retusa
  • Tainia latifolia
  • Tainia minor
  • Tainia viridi-fusca
  • Thunia alba
  • Vanda bicolor
  • Vanda coerulea
  • Vanda testacea
  • Vanilla pilifera

B. OTHER SPECIES

  • Acer laevigatum
  • Aesculus assamica
  • Aquilaria malaccensis
  • Areca nagensis
  • Arenga sacharifera
  • Bambusa balcooa
  • Bambusa glaucescens
  • Bambusa longispiculata
  • Bambusa pallida
  • Bambusa tulda
  • Berberis khasiana
  • Bentinckia nicobarica
  • Brainea insignis (endemic)
  • Coptis teeta
  • Cyathea gigantea
  • Cycas circinalis
  • Cycas pectinata
  • Cymbopogon khasianus
  • Exbuclandia populnea
  • Gingko biloba
  • Gnetum gnemon
  • Hedychium dekianum
  • Hedychium elwesii
  • Hedychium gardnerianum var. stenopectatum
  • Hedychium griffithianum
  • Hedychium hookeri
  • Hedychium rubrum
  • Jasminum mesnyi
  • Justicia assamica
  • Kaempferia rotunda
  • Lycopodium japonicum
  • Lycopodium squarrosum
  • Mangifera sylvetica
  • Mantisia saltoria
  • Melocanna bambusoides
  • Mesua ferrea
  • Musa velutina
  • Nepanthes khasiana (endemic)
  • Nymphaea pygmaea
  • Panax assamica
  • Pleetocomia khasiana
  • Podocarpus neriifolia
  • Psedostachym polymorphum
  • Rauvolfia serpentina
  • Rhododendronspp.
  • Scefflera wallichiana
  • Schima wallichii
  • Solanum khasianum
  • Stephania hernandifolia
  • Syzygium formosum
  • Swietenia mahagonia
  • Taxus baccata
  • Thamnocalamus prainii
Last Updated : 08/12/2017