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Ogród Roslin Leczniczych Instytutu Włókien Naturalnych i Roślin Zielarskich w Plewiskach

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Poland - wielkopolskie - Poznan

Institution Code: POZNM

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the Ogród Roslin Leczniczych Instytutu Włókien Naturalnych i Roślin Zielarskich w Plewiskach

The Garden of Medicinal Plants is the part of the Research Institute of Medicinal Plants.

Main Address:
Ogród Roslin Leczniczych Instytutu Włókien Naturalnych i Roślin Zielarskich w Plewiskach
ul. Wojska Polskiego 71b Poznań
wielkopolskie 60-630 Poland

Telephone: 0048 61 65 17 190
Fax: 0048 61 65 17 192
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof.dr hab. Grzegorz Spychalski
    Curator's Name: dr hab. Waldemar Buchwald
    Plant Records Officer's Name: mgr Sława Kitkowska, mgr Elżbieta Bilińska
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 4
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 4
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Gene/Seed Bank
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1947
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 3 Hectares
    Latitude: 52.4063
    Longitude: 16.9251
    Annual Rainfall: 530 mm
    Altitude: 84.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 200 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Ogrod Roslin Leczniczych
  • Local Address: Kolejowa 2 62-064 Plewiska Poland
  • Locality: City: Plewiska
  • Locality: State: wielkopolskie

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 10000
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1000
    Number of Volunteers: 1

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 100
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1200
  • Special Collections:Collections include about 500 taxa of medicinal plants, about 300 taxa of trees and shrubs and about 300 taxa of ornamental plants in the garden and in the greenhouse.Monitoring in situ of medicinal plants under law preservation in Poland and their cultivation is carried out e.g. Adonis vernalis, Arctostaphylos uva ursi, Arnica montana, Asperula odorata, Asarum europaeum, Colchicum autumnale, Convallaria majalis and Helichrysum arenarium.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes