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Palacký University Botanic Garden

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Czech Republic - Czech Republic - Olomouc

Institution Code: OL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Palacký University Botanic Garden
Faculty of Science
17. Listopadu 1192/12
Czech Republic 771 46 Czech Republic

Telephone: +420 585 634 832
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: David Ciganek
    Curator's Name: Jana Měšťánková & Vladimír Všetička
    Plant Records Officer's Name: David Cigánek
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1787
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 49.586191
    Longitude: 17.249127
    Annual Rainfall: 562 mm
    Altitude: 210.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Department of Botany - glasshouses Faculty of Science Palacký University in Olomouc Šlechtitelů 11 783 71 Olomouc - Holice Czech Republic
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Botanická zahrada Univerzity Palackého v Olomouci
  • Local Address: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci Botanická zahrada 17. Listopadu 1192/12 771 46 Olomouc
  • Locality: City: Olomouc
  • Locality: State: Česká republika

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: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 4000
    Number of Volunteers: 4

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1500
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Education: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    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: No
    Education Programme: Yes