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Istanbul Universitesi Botanik Bahcesi

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Turkey - TURKEY - Istanbul

Institution Code: ISTF

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Istanbul Universitesi Botanik Bahcesi
Suleymaniye, ISTANBUL, Turkey.
TURKEY 34134 Turkey

Telephone: 00902124555700 / 26826
Fax: 00902125226562
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Dr. Muammer ÜNAL
    Curator's Name: Prof. Dr. Orhan KÜÇÜKER
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Erdal ÜZEN
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number: 6
    Research Staff Number: 6
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1935
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 41.0041
    Longitude: 28.9400
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 41000
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 2000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 5000
  • Special Collections:No information available.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: Yes