Botanical Garden,All-Russian Research Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (VILAR)

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Russian Federation - Moscow oblast - Moscow

Institution Code: MOSM

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Entrance to the botanical garden
Entrance to the botanical garden

Main Address:
Botanical Garden,All-Russian Research Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (VILAR)
Grina Street, 7
Moscow
Moscow oblast 117216 Russian Federation

Telephone: (495) 712-10-18
Fax: (495) 712-09-18
URL: www.vilarnii.ru
Primary Email: fitovit@gmail.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Andrey N. Tsitsilin, Chief
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 13
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1951
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 28 Hectares
  • Total Area: 35 Hectares
    Latitude: 55.7557
    Longitude: 37.6176
    Annual Rainfall: 575 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 1200 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 12
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: No
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 2300
    Number of Volunteers: 6

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1636
  • Special Collections:Acer, Allium, Crataegus, Betula, Lonicera, Rosa, Thalictrum. Flora of Western Europe, European former USSR, Crimea and Caucasus. Middle Asia, Western and Eastern Siberia, Far East, tropics.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

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