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Mlyňany Arboretum SAS

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Slovakia - Slepčany

Institution Code: SLEPC

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

North-American Section in autumn
North-American Section in autumn

About the Mlyňany Arboretum SAS

Arboretum Mlyňany SAS - an 125 year old Ambrozy's Evergreen park (Semper Vireo)of 40ha under Turkey oak - Hornbeam forest and phytogeographically membered sections of Asian dendroflora (14ha), North-American dendroflora (7,5ha), Slovak autochthonous dendroflora (1,5ha) as well as special collections (rosarium, collection of cultivars etc.). First evergreen park in Middle Europe (1892) and famous collection of trees and shrubs growing in temperate climate zone.

Main Address:
Mlyňany Arboretum SAS
Slovak Academy of Sciences, 951 52 Slepčany, Slovakia
Vieska nad Žitavou 178
Slepčany
951 52 Slovakia

Telephone: +421376334571
Fax: +421376426931
URL: http://www.arboretum.sav.sk
Primary Email: arboretum.mlynany@savba.sk

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ing. Jana Konôpková, PhD.
    Curator's Name: Ing. Peter Hoťka, PhD.
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Ing. Peter Hoťka, PhD.
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 20
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 5
    Administration Staff Number: 10

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1892
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 67 Hectares
  • Total Area: 67 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.3555
    Longitude: 18.3652
    Annual Rainfall: 558 mm
    Altitude: 160.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 67
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 40000
    Number of Volunteers: 15

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1950
  • Special Collections:Remarkable collection of evergreen and semi-evergreen species in original arboretum and numerous deciduous species distributed on phytogeographical sections (1107 wild species). Altogether in collections there are registered 327 taxa of conifers, 273 taxa of evergreen and semi-evergreens and more than 1330 taxa of deciduous trees and shrubs.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

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: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes