Research Institute of Forests & Rangelands. National Botanical Garden of Iran

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Iran - Tehran

Institution Code: TEHFR

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Research Institute of Forests & Rangelands. National Botanical Garden of Iran
P.O. Box 13185-116, TEHRAN, Iran.

Telephone: +9821 44195901-5
Fax: 9821 44196575
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ziba Jamzad
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 14
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 12
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1968
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 90 Hectares
  • Total Area: 150 Hectares
    Latitude: 35.7061
    Longitude: 51.4358
    Annual Rainfall: 250 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 5000 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Nowshahr Botanic Garden; Tabriz Botanic Garden; Dezful Botanic Garden; Mashhad Botanic Garden; Yazd desert plants collection; Kashan desert plants collection; Hamadan Medicinal Plant Collection

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 150000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 15
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Bulbous plants of Iran, native desert plants, Caspian forest vegetation, fruit garden ( cultivar collections of grape, walnut, pomegranite) medicinal plants; horticultural display area; Zagros forest vegetation; Japanese Garden; Europe vegetation selection; North America vegetion selection; systematic garden; trial and education plots; Caucasus vegetaion selection; broad leaf evergreens;Himalya vegetation selection; Forest and picnic area; Nurssary; greenhouse; central square-Persian Garden and rose garden;

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes