Rimba Ilmu Botanical Gardens

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Rimba Ilmu (literally forest of knowledge) is a tropical botanical garden set up by the late Professor W.R. Stanton in 1974 on the campus of the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[1][2]

Entrance to Rimba Ilmu, University of Malaya

The garden has over 1,600 species of plants occupying over 80 hectares.[citation needed] It is populated mainly with indigenous plants species but include many from tropical Asia, the Pacific islands, Australia, South America, Africa and Madagascar.

The Malaysian Nature Society maintains an environmental program with the cooperation of the university at the botanical garden since 1997.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Rimba Ilmu Botanical Garden". Botanical Gardens Conservation International. Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Rimba Ilmu Botanical Garden", www.malaysiavacationguide.com/rimba-ilmu.html, MalaysiaVacationGuide.com

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Coordinates: 3°07′52″N 101°39′29″E / 3.13107°N 101.657964°E / 3.13107; 101.657964