The Malabar Botanical Garden & Institute for Plant Sciences is situated adjacent to Pokkunnu at Olavanna village in Kozhikode District and lies within 11º 30′ latitude and 75º 50′ longitude. The MBGIPS is about 10 km away from Calicut city by road leading to Pantheerankavu via Mankavu. It is located in the panoramic, serene suburban area of Calicut (Kozhikode) city (8 Km from Railway Station and 25 Km from Airport) is renowned for its excellent aquatic and lower group plant collections of India.