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University of Uppsala Botanic Garden

Sweden - Uppsala

Institution Code: UPS

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

Main Address:
University of Uppsala Botanic Garden
Villavagen 8, S-752 36 UPPSALA, Sweden.

Telephone: +46 (0)18 471 2838
Fax: +46 (0)18 471 2830
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mats Block
    Curator's Name: Magnus Lidén
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Magnus Liden
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 10
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Y
    Status: Educational: Y
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 13 Hectares
    Latitude: 59.8581
    Longitude: 17.6445
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Linnaeus garden in Uppsala; Linnaeus Hammarby, 15 km. SE of Uppsala near Edeby

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: N
    Arboretum: N
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: N
    Seed Bank: Y
    Published Plant Catalogue: Y
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Y
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: N
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 100000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 12000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 8000
  • Special Collections:Anemone, Betula, Cotoneaster, Hosta, Paeonia, Scandinavian plants, Sorbus, Saintpaulia, PlectranthusSaintpaulia (botanic garden of Uppsala university);

    At Linnés Hammarby several clones introduced by Linnaeus still survive (some "living linnaean types")

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Y
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Y
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Y
    Reintroduction Programme: N

Research Programmes

  • Horticulture: Y
    Pollination Biology: Y
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Y

Education Programmes

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