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Jardin Botanique de l'Université de Strasbourg

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France - Strasbourg

Institution Code: STR

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

system of flowering plant classification with de Bary's greenhouse
system of flowering plant classification with de Bary's greenhouse

About the Jardin Botanique de l'Université de Strasbourg

Founded: 1884 (originally established in 1619 on a different site)
Garden Name: Jardin Botanique de l'Universite
Address: 28 rue Goethe, F-67083 STRASBOURG-Cedex.
Status: University
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of her

Main Address:
Jardin Botanique de l'Université de Strasbourg
28 rue Goethe, F-67083 STRASBOURG-Cedex, France

Telephone: (33) 03 90 24 18 65 and (33) 03 90 24 18 42
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Roger MIESCH
    Curator's Name: Frédéric TOURNAY
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Frédéric TOURNAY
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 8
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 4 Hectares
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.5829
    Longitude: 7.7437
    Annual Rainfall: 610 mm
    Altitude: 135.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 660 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Saverne Botanical Garden

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 5000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 7100
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 5900
  • Special Collections:Celtis (15 ssp.), Cornus (35 ssp.) Cotoneaster (300 spp.), Rhamnus (30 ssp.) Sansevieria (110 ssp.) Succulent Euphorbia(200 spp.).
    Large collection of trees and shrubs acclimated in semi-continental climate.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes