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Conservatoire Botanique National du Bassin parisien

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France - Paris

Institution Code: CBNBP

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Conservatoire Botanique National du Bassin parisien
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
61 rue Buffon
75005 France

Telephone: +33 1 40 79 35 54
Fax: +33 1 40 79 35 53
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jacques MORET
    Curator's Name: Philippe BARDIN
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 20
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 5
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Gene/Seed Bank
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: Yes
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1994
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 48.8453
    Longitude: 2.3512
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: No
    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