Botanischer Garten der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

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Germany - Deutschland - Mainz

Institution Code: MJG

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Botanischer Garten der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Anselm-Franz-von-Bentzel-Weg 9 b
D-55099 MAINZ
Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: +49 6131 39 22251
Fax: +49 6131 39 23524
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Joachim W. Kadereit, Ph.D.
    Curator's Name: Dr. Ralf Omlor
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Ralf Omlor
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 27
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1946
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 49.9951
    Longitude: 8.2674
    Annual Rainfall: 605 mm
    Altitude: 120.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 3000 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 32767
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 3
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 10000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 8000

Conservation Programmes

  • Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Pollination Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes