Southren Regional Centre, Coimbatore
National Emblem MOEF

Centre at a Glance

  • Established             10th Oct. 1955
  • Jurisdiction           States of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep Islands.
  • Area           1,68,016 sq km
  • Protected Area Network          41,296.85 sq km
    • Biosphere Reserves           3
    • National Parks          11 (Tamil Nadu: 5; Kerala: 6)
    • Wildlife Sancturies          (Tamil Nadu: 20; Kerala: 14; Lakashadweep:1)
    • Tiger Reserves            2 (Kalakad-Mundathurai, Tamil Nadu; Periyar, Kerala)
  • Wetlands           1239
  • Explorations           474
  • Herbarium Acronym         MH
  • Herbarium Holdings
    • Angiosperms           2,63, 973
    • Gymnosperms           414
    • Pteridophytes           8,458
    • Bryophytes           1,318
    • Fungi          700
  • Type Collections (Holotype/Isotype/Paratype)          2,594
  • Library Holdings
    • Books        5,887
    • Journals        79
  • New taxa described
    • New genera       8
    • New species       112
    • New varieties      135
  • Live Collections
  • Orchids           249 species
  • Other plants         1074 species

Contact

  • Phone : 0422- 2432123, 2432788, 2432487
  • Fax : 0422 2432835
  • E-mail : bsisc@md4.vsnl.net.in
Last Updated : 08/12/2017