Ukrainian National Forestry University Botanic Garden

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Ukraine - L'viv

Institution Code: LVOP

BGCI Member: No

About the Ukrainian National Forestry University Botanic Garden

Ukrainian National Forestry University Botanic Garden is a research, educational and nature protection institution of national significance. The Garden was created on February, 22, 1991 by the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR and by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on October 12, 1992. Geographically it consist of dendropark, dendrariy, arboretum and an ornamental nursery covering the area of 26,05 ha.
Nowadays, the flora of the Garden includes above 1300 taxons. They belong to 6 classes (Equisetopsida, Polypodiopsida, Ginkgopsida, Liliopsida, Magnoliopsida, Pinopsida), 130 families and 512 genera.
The institution includes two departments in its structure: forest and botanical research department, and horticulture and plant reproduction department.

Main Address:
Ukrainian National Forestry University Botanic Garden
Generala Chuprynky Str., 103
79057 Ukraine

Telephone: (032) 237-88-20
Fax: (032) 237-89-05
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ihor Patcura
    Curator's Name: Anatoliy Ivchenko, Oleksandra Efremova
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Pavlo Tretyak
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 30
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number: 8
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: Yes
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1992
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 10 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: No
  • Total Area: 26 Hectares
    Latitude: 49.81388
    Longitude: 24.02222
    Annual Rainfall: 688 mm
    Altitude: 340.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Dendrarium on Kobylyanska Str., Stradchivskyy Arboretum
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Ботанічний сад загальнодержавного значення Національного лісотехнічного університету України
  • Local Address: вул. Генерала Чупринки, 103
  • Locality: City: Львів,79057
  • Locality: State: Україна

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 1560
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 13
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 10000
    Number of Volunteers: 100

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 6131
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1308
  • Special Collections:The flora of the Garden belongs to 6 classes (Equisetopsida, Polypodiopsida, Ginkgopsida, Liliopsida, Magnoliopsida, Pinopsida), 130 families and 512 genera.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

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