Institute of Dendrology Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

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Institution Code: BAKP

BGCI Member: No

About the Institute of Dendrology Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

The Botanical gardens of the Institute of Botany was established in 1934.
Since that time over 2,000-kinds and forms of plants have been collected as a result of the scientific studies carried out. 1,000 of them have found their practical application in Azerbaijan for the first time. Of the total number of
the species collected:
250 have been imported from East Asia (Japan, China, the Far East),
254 from the Middle East,
120 from North America,
52 from the Mediterranean countries,
434 from the Caucasus,
200 from South Africa,
350 from Central and South America, 5 - from Australia.

Main Address:
Institute of Dendrology Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
Baku, Khazar region, Mardakan settle., S.Yesenin str.89
Azerbaijan AZ1044 Azerbaijan

Telephone: (+99412) 45410 50
Fax: (+99412) 454 03 74
URL: http://
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Tofig Mammadov
    Curator's Name: Zumrud Mammadova
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1966
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 8 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 4 Hectares
  • Latitude: 40.4841
    Longitude: 50.1651
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Department of Biological and Medical Sciences Institute of Dendrology
  • Local Address: Azerbaijan, Baku, Khazar region, Mardakan settle., S.Yesenin str.89
  • Locality: City: Baku
  • Locality: State: Azerbaijan

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Eucalyptus, Parthenium, plant introduction and acclimatisation of the dry subtropics.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes