Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.
Search again
Edit this page

University of Uppsala Botanic Garden

Sweden - Uppsala

Institution Code: UPS

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

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

Telephone: +46 (0)18 471 2838
Fax: +46 (0)18 471 2830
URL: www.botan.uu.se
Primary Email: botanical.garden@botan.uu.se

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: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • 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: No
    Arboretum: No
  • 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: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • 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: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • 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