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Ege Universitesi (Aegean University Botanical Garden & Herbarium Research and Application Center)

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Turkey - Bornova-Izmir

Institution Code: EGE

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Ege Universitesi (Aegean University Botanical Garden & Herbarium Research and Application Center)
Fen Fakültesi
Bornova-Izmir
35100 Turkey

Telephone: 232 3884000/2825
Fax: 232 3739049
URL: http://www.sci.ege.edu.tr/~botanik/bahce.html
Primary Email: serdar.gokhan.senol@ege.edu.tr

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Hüseyin GÜNER
    Curator's Name: Dr
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1964
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 38.4662
    Longitude: 27.2196
    Annual Rainfall: 640 mm
    Altitude: 10.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 1300 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Ege Üniversitesi rektörlügü Botanik Bahçesi ve Herbaryum Arastirma ve Uygulama Merkezi Müdürlügü
  • Local Address:
  • Locality: City:
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 35000
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 3000
  • Special Collections:Tropical, xerophitic and exotic plants are presented to students and public. In the garden there are 3,000 species of plant, both native and exotic.

    The systematic area (M1-2) covers the major part of the garden with monocotyledons (M1) and dicotyledons (M2) in family order. There is an arboretum (S) which is a large area covered by different trees and shrubs. There is an area for economic plants (F-G), which includes examples of plants that are used in food, industry and medicine and various horticultural species that can be grown in parks, gardens and houses. The pool section (L) has a rich collection of aquatic plants. The mountain section (K) is displayed on a mound made up of small and big stones with typical trees, shrubs, bulbous and some alpine plants of the Mediterranean region.

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