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Botanic Garden of Rostock University

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Germany - Deutschland - Rostock

Institution Code: ROST

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Botanic Garden of Rostock University

In the actual position the garden exists since 1939, with an outdoor area of 8 ha. Greenhouses are needed, there are difficulties to built them new.

Main Address:
Botanic Garden of Rostock University
Hamburger Str. 28
18051 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: +49-381-4986250
Fax: +49-381-4986253
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Dr. Stefan Porembski
    Curator's Name: Dr. Johannes Nauenburg
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 13
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1885
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: 54.0901
    Longitude: 12.1329
    Annual Rainfall: 575 mm
    Altitude: 15.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 400 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Botanischer Garten der Universitaet Rostock
  • Local Address: Hamburger Straße 28
  • Locality: City: 18051 Rostock
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 80000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 30000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 10000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 5000
  • Special Collections:Alpine plants and Coniferae

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Research Programmes

Education Programmes