Jahangirnagar University

  • Name

    Jahangirnagar University

  • Herbarium Code


  • Current Status


  • Correspondents

    Saleh Khan, Teaching and Research in University, salehju@yahoo.com

  • Contact

    PABX: 880-2-7791045-51
    Ext. 1236
    Fax: Fax: 880-2-7791052

  • Address

    Jahangirnagar University Herbarium
    Department of Botany
    Plant Systematics and Biodiversity Laboratory
    Jahangirnagar University
    Jahangirnagar University
    Savar, Dhaka 1342


    ISSN 2306-0263

  • Specialty

    Taxonomic Coverage: Pteridophytes, gymnosperms & angiosperms

    Geography: Bangladesh

  • Quarantine Requirements

    Not yet determined.

  • Notes

    Entered Feb 2019. The herbarium of Jahangirnagar University, established in 1992 by Prof. A.B.M. Enayet Hossain (Retired), is currently maintained by the Plant Systematics and Biodiversity Laboratory of the Department of Botany. About thirty five thousand representative specimens of Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms collected from different areas of Bangladesh are currently deposited in this herbarium. This is the only one herbarium of Bangladesh which houses the specimens of almost all species of the mangrove forests of the country including the Sundarbans.

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  • Number of Specimens


  •   Num. of Specimens Num. Databased Num. Imaged
    Pteridophytes 300
    Seed Plants 34700
  • Date Founded


  • Updated


  • Associated Institution

    Jahangirnagar University Botanical Garden

  • Incorporated Herbaria

    Not applicable.

  • Important Collectors

    G.M. Hossain, M.K. Huq, M.A. Kalam, S.A. Khan, R. Khanam, M.A. Rahim, M.S. Rahman, G.K. Roy, S.S. Shetu