Botanical Garden of the Carinthian Botanic Center (Landesmuseum Kärnten)

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Austria - Carinthia - Klagenfurt

Institution Code: KL

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Botanical Garden of the Carinthian Botanic Center (Landesmuseum Kärnten)

On present site since 1958.

Main Address:
Botanical Garden of the Carinthian Botanic Center (Landesmuseum Kärnten)
Prof.-Dr.-Kahler-Platz 1
Carinthia A-9020 Austria

Telephone: +43 (0)50 536 30532
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mag. Dr. Roland K. Eberwein
    Curator's Name: Mag. Felix Schlatti
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1862
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 46.6166
    Longitude: 14.3000
    Annual Rainfall: 900 mm
    Altitude: 450.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 230000
    Arboretum: No
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 3000
  • Special Collections:Alpine flora. Succulents. Hardy Cactaceae. Bromeliads. Wulfenia carinthiaca.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes