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Botanischer Garten der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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Germany - Deutschland - Bochum

Institution Code: BOCH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Botanischer Garten der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitaetstrasse 150
D-44801 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 49 (0)234 322 3098
Fax: 49 (0)234 321 4423
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Thomas Stützel, Professor and Director
    Curator's Name: Bernd Kirchner
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 40
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1968
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 14 Hectares
    Latitude: 51.4451
    Longitude: 7.2580
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 4000 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Succulents, Alpines, Canary Island plants, Succulent Euphorbia (350 spp.). Cycadaceae, Eriocaulaceae (5 spp.).

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Education Programmes