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Utrecht University Botanic Gardens

Netherlands - Utrecht

Institution Code: U

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: Y

About the Utrecht University Botanic Gardens

BGCI-Netherlands (Dutch Regional Office of BGCI)
Head: Drs. Bert van den Wollenberg
31 30 253 2876
(l.j.w.vandenwollenberg@bio.uu.nl)

Also contact for Tresor Nature Reserve in French Guiana.

Main Address:
Utrecht University Botanic Gardens
Budapestlaan 17
P.O. Box 80162
Utrecht
3584 HD Netherlands

Telephone: 31 30 253 1826
Fax: 31 30 253 5177
URL: www.botanischetuinen.uu.nl
Primary Email: botanische.tuinen@uu.nl

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: A. Oudijk
    Curator's Name: Eric J. Gouda, Curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Y
    Status: Satellite: Y
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Y
    Landscaped Area: Size: 27 Hectares
  • Total Area: 38 Hectares
    Latitude: 52.0915
    Longitude: 5.1194
    Annual Rainfall: 803 mm
    Altitude: 2.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Von Gimborn Arboretum

Features and Facilities

  • Seed Bank: Y
    Published Plant Catalogue: Y
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Y
    Disabled access: Y

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Member of the National Plant Collection Foundation, contributing the following specialisations: Aceraceae, Aeonium, alpine plants, Annonaceae (neotropical), Arisaema, Asarum, Betulaceae, Bromeliaceae (Tillandsioideae), Cecropiaceae, Costaceae, Crassulaceae, Coniferae, Ericaceae, Euonymus, Flora of the Guianas plants, Fraxinus, Laburnum, Lecanopteris, Magnolia, Moraceae, Oleaceae, Orchidaceae (neotropical), Penstemon, Rhododendron, Sedum, Syringa, Trillium, Tsuga.No conservation collections, but in situ conservation of 2,464 ha of rainforest in French Guiana (Tresor Nature Reserve).

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Y
    Ecosystem Conservation: Y
    Floristics: Y

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Guided Tours: Y
    Permanent Public Displays: Y
    Special Exhibitions: Y
    Courses for University/College Students: Y
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