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Yerevan Botanic Garden

Armenia - Yerevan

Institution Code: BGAAS

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Yerevan Botanic Garden
National Academy of Sciences of RA, Avan,
Yerevan
375063 Armenia

Telephone: (374 1) 628 211/614 440
Fax: 374 2 523 640
URL:
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. A. A. Charchoghlyan
    Curator's Name: Dr G Mousesian
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number:
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 7
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1935
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 80 Hectares
    Latitude: 40.1666
    Longitude: 44.5166
    Annual Rainfall: 250 mm
    Altitude: 1200.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 3 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Sevan Botanical Garden. Vanadzor Botanical Garden.

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 500
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 3
  • Special Collections:Syringa, Clematis, Sorbus, Philadelphus, conifers, local tree flora including Fagus sylvatica, Quercus macrantha, Q. ibirica, Carpinus caucasica, Juniperus polycarpos, J. procumbens, J. sabina, Celtis caucasica, Pyrus salicifolia, Juglans regia, Taxus bac

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Special Exhibitions: Yes