Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research

  • Name

    Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research

  • Herbarium Code


  • Current Status


  • Correspondents

    Vijay Crishna, Director,
    Mayur Nandikar, Scientist, and

  • Contact

    [91] 02169-244401 ext. 640
    Fax: [91] 02169 244409

  • Address

    Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research
    Flowering Plant Taxonomy
    Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research
    431, Lawkim Campus Village Shindewadi,
    Post Shirwal, Dist: Satara, Maharashtra 412 801

  • Specialty

    Taxonomic Coverage: Commelinaceae, Celastraceae, Rubiaceae, Cyanotis, Commelina, Murdannia, Grewia, Salacia, Ledebouria, mainly focused on Indian endemics

    Geography: Peninsular India and Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  • Notes

    NGCPR works in flowering plant taxonomy, mainly on endemics of the northern Western Ghats. The Centre has undertaken digitisation work in August 2020, till date more than 700 specimens have been databased and 117 (Commelinaceae) are imaged. We represents the collections from lateritic plateaus, hilltops from the peninsular India, as well as occasional collection from Deccan Plateaus, eastern Karnataka, Eastern Ghats and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The material for the treatment of the following genera in India viz. Grewia, Salacia, and Ledebouria are in process of incorporation. Similarly, NGCPR has an important endemic plant collection made under Dalzell\'s Plant species programme.

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  • Number of Specimens


  •   Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
    Seed Plants 4000 700 117
  • Date Founded


  • Updated


  • Associated Institution

    Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research has its own Botanical Garden for cultivation and conservation of endemic and medicinal plants

  • Important Collectors

    M. D. Nandikar, P. Tetali, D. C. Jadhav, P. T. Giranje, K. C. Kishor, S. P. Bramhadande, M. Dhabak, R. B. Chaudhari