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Orto Botanico delll`Università

Italy - ITALY - Bologna

Institution Code: BOLO

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: N

Main Address:
Orto Botanico delll`Università
Universita' di Bologna, Via Irnerio 42, I-40126
Bologna
ITALY 40126 Italy

Telephone: +39 051 2091325
Fax: +39 051 242576
URL: http://www.sma.unibo.it/ortobotanico/index.html
Primary Email: umberto.mossetti@unibo.it

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Angelo Varni
    Curator's Name: Umberto Mossetti
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Umberto Mossetti
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Y
  • Date founded: 1568
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: N
  • Landscaped Area: N
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 44.3709
    Longitude: 12.3046
    Annual Rainfall: 709 mm
    Altitude: 50.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: ORTO BOTANICO DELL'UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA
  • Local Address: VIA IRNERIO 42 40126 BOLOGNA
  • Locality: City: BOLOGNA
  • Locality: State: ITALY

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 130000
    Arboretum: N
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: N
    Seed Bank: N
    Published Plant Catalogue: Y
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: N
    Retail Outlet: Shop: N
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: N
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 8000
    Number of Volunteers: 2

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1200
  • Special Collections:Collections of medicinal and aromatic, aquatic and exotic plants, tropical, succulent and alpines.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: N
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Y
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Y
    Reintroduction Programme: Y

Research Programmes

  • Plant Breeding: Y
    Conservation - Biology: Y
    Ecology: Y
    Ecosystem Conservation: Y
    Education: Y
    Ethnobotany: Y
    Floristics: Y
    Pollination Biology: Y
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Y
    Urban Environments: Y

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: N
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: N
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Y
    Guided Tours: Y
    Special Exhibitions: Y
    Courses for School Children: N
    Courses for University/College Students: Y
    Courses for General Public: N
    Education Programme: Y
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