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Gampaha Botanical Garden

location_on Gampaha, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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About Gampaha Botanical Garden

Gampaha Botanical Garden, otherwise called Henarathgoda Botanical Garden is arranged in the suburb of Gampaha. It was set up in 1876 by the British to lead investigates colorful financial plants, for example, Rubber, and investigate plant riches and advancement of economy in the state. The primary imported elastic tree to Sri Lanka was first planted in this garden and it was the main seedlings of Brazilian elastic tree at any point planted in Asia.
The garden comprises of a huge assortment of plants and a large number of them are from each side of the tropical world it is extending more than 43 sections of land and arranged alongside the Attanagalu Oya and encompassed by paddy handle, a man-made green condition and an auxiliary woods also spread out with heaps of intriguing segments, eye-discovering finishing and numerous bushes, shrubs and trees. This garden is a celebrated goal for youths. The Garden was spread out in 1876 to acquaint and analyze Para Rubber with South Asia by the British rulers after the seeds pirated out from the Santarem, Para, Brazil by British wayfarer Sir Henry Alexander Wickham.
First Rubber seedlings were foreign made to Ceylon from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Project was given over to Muhandiram A. de Zoyza who was the main Curator of the Garden. The trees bloomed in 1880 and from the following year Rubber seeds were disseminated all through the nation and some other British provinces in South and Southeast Asia.
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