Botanical Garden-Institute of the Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Science

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Russian Federation - Vladivostok

Institution Code: VLA

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Eastern Garden of BGI, Vladivostok, in winter
Eastern Garden of BGI, Vladivostok, in winter

About the Botanical Garden-Institute of the Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Science

Botanical Garden-Institute conducts scientific researches on plant conservation, plant ecology, vegetation ecology, phytogeography, environment protection, as well as accomplishes educational programs, organizes conferences, trainings & seminars.

Main Address:
Botanical Garden-Institute of the Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Science
Makovskii Str. 142
690024 Russian Federation

Telephone: (4232) 388041
Fax: (4232) 388041
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Pavel V. Krestov
    Curator's Name: Vadim A. Bakalin
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Natalya V. Labetskaya
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 12
    Educational Staff Number: 4
    Research Staff Number: 20
    Administration Staff Number: 10

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: No
  • Date founded: 1949
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 167 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 169 Hectares
    Latitude: 43.223889
    Longitude: 131.993611
    Annual Rainfall: 826 mm
    Altitude: 9.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 500 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Sakhalin branch, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Amur branch, Blagoveshchensk
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Федеральное государственное бюджетное учреждение науки Ботанический сад-институт Дальневосточного отделения Российской академии наук = БСИ ДВО РАН = Ботанический сад = Ботсад
  • Local Address: ул. Маковского 142
  • Locality: City: Владивосток
  • Locality: State: Приморский край

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 167000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 5
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    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: No
  • Number of Visitors: 200000
    Number of Volunteers: 50

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 5500
  • Special Collections:Arboretum: Acer, Catalpa, Fraxinus, Hydrangea, Juniperus, Lonicera, Magnolia, Phellodendron, Philadelphus, Picea, Pinus, Pseudotsuga, Quercus, Rhododendron, Rosa, Syringa, Tilia, Weigela (and many others).

    Perennial herbs: Anemone, Astilbe, Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Hemerocallis, Iris, Lilium, Narcissus, Phlox, Sedum, Tulipa(and many others).

    Geographical regions: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Crimea and Caucasus, Middle Asia, Western and Eastern Siberia, Far East, North America.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    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: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: Yes
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    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 School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes