Orto Botanico dell'Università del Salento

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Italy - Puglia - Lecce

Institution Code: LECC

BGCI Member: No

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Centaurea pumilio L.

Main Address:
Orto Botanico dell'Università del Salento
via Monteroni, 165
Puglia 73100 Italy

Telephone: +39+0832+298895
Fax: +39+0832+298895
URL: https://www.unisalento.it/musei/orto-botanico
Primary Email: orto.botanico@unisalento.it

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof.ssa Antonella Albano
    Curator's Name: Dott.ssa Rita Accogli
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number:
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1994
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 40.3351305
    Longitude: 18.1204788
    Annual Rainfall: 653 mm
    Altitude: 20.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 500 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Orto Botanico dell'Università del Salento
  • Local Address: via Monteroni, 165 (Ecotekne)
  • Locality: City: Lecce
  • Locality: State: Puglia

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 500

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    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: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: Yes
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

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