1. 11th
  2. Biology
  3. The Living World
  4. Taxonomic Aids
  5. Largest herbarium in India ...

Largest herbarium in India is at 


National Botanical Garden, Lucknow


Lloyd Botanical Garden, Darjeeling


Forest Research Institute, Dehradun


Indian Botanical Garden, Sibpur


Indian Botanical Garden, Sibpur, Kolkata has the largest herbarium in India.
So, the correct option is 'Indian Botanical Garden, Sibpur'.

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Dinesh Biology Vol I Pg no. 15 to 32

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