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Jardins botaniques du Grand Nancy et de l'Université de Lorraine

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France - Nancy - Villers-lès-Nancy

Institution Code: NCY

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Jardins botaniques du Grand Nancy et de l'Université de Lorraine

Location: NANCY
Founded: 1975
Garden Name: Jardins Botaniques du Grand Nancy et de l'Université de Lorraine (Jardin botanique Jean-Marie Pelt)
Address: 100, rue du Jardin Botanique, F-54600 VILLERS-LES-NANCY.
Status: University and municipal
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herb

Main Address:
Jardins botaniques du Grand Nancy et de l'Université de Lorraine
Jardin botanique Jean-Marie Pelt
100 Rue du Jardin Botanique
Nancy F-54600 France

Telephone: 33 3 83 41 47 47
Fax: 33 3 83 27 86 59
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mr Fréderic Pautz
    Curator's Name: Mr Fréderic Pautz
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 20
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 7

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
  • Date founded: 1975
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 35 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.6603
    Longitude: 6.1275
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Jardin d'Altitude du Haut-Chitelet

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 300000
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 100000

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 13000
  • Special Collections:Rose cultivars (200 taxa), Rhododendron and other Ericaceae, lilac cultivars (particularly old/historic varieties and hybrids), historical collection, Systematic collection, alpinum, etc.
    Tropical collections : Nepenthes, flora of the Seychelles, Pachypodium, plants from the humid tropics, aridland plants from Africa and America
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: Yes
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes