Museo Orto Botanico dell`Universita di Bari

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Italy - Puglia

Institution Code: BI

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Museo Orto Botanico dell`Universita di Bari
Via Orabona 4
70126 Italy

Telephone: +39 080 5442168
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Luigi Forte
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 3
    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: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1955
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: No
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.0901
    Longitude: 16.9506
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 40000
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    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: 3000
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Palms and succulents, Abies, Pinus, Pinus brutia, Cedrus, Cupressus, Acer, Quercus, Tilia, Ulmus, Erythea armata, Chamaerops humilis, Chamaerops excelsa, Cocos australis, Phoenix canariensis, Washingtonia filifera, Yucca aloifolia, Bougainvillea spectabilis

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Education: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes