Šiauliai Academy Botanical Garden, Vilnius University

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Šiauliai Academy Botanical Garden, Vilnius University
Šiauliai Academy Botanical Garden, Vilnius University

About the Šiauliai Academy Botanical Garden, Vilnius University

Special Gardens:
Floriculture Garden, Phenological Garden, Mountain Plants section, Arboretum, Herb garden, Plant Systematics and Geography, Lithuanian flora, Ericaceae Family.

Main Address:
Šiauliai Academy Botanical Garden, Vilnius University
Paitaičių str. 4
LT-77175 Lithuania

Telephone: +370 659 93748
URL: https://www.sa.vu.lt/bs
Primary Email: subotanika@sa.vu.lt

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Martynas Kazlauskas
    Curator's Name: Dr. Rimanta Vainorienė
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Karolis Grušas
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 4
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
  • Date founded: 1997
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 4 Hectares
  • Total Area: 7 Hectares
    Latitude: 55.932694
    Longitude: 23.2825
    Annual Rainfall: 672 mm
    Altitude: 134.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Vilniaus universiteto Šiaulių akademijos botanikos sodas
  • Local Address: Pataiciu str. 4, LT-77175 Šiauliai, Lithuania
  • Locality: City: Šiauliai
  • Locality: State: Lithuania

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 11000
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 25000
    Number of Volunteers: 12

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 4600
  • Special Collections:Systematic and plant geography collection - 905 species.
    Ericaceae Family Plants - 300 taxa
    Ornamental herbaceus plants – 1200 taxa.
    Montane plants – 987 species.
    Ligneous plants – 600 species.
    Lithuanian flora - 180 taxa
    Native medicinal plants of North western Lithuania
    (number of Lithuanian Red List Species - 60)

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    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: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: Yes
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    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: No
    Education Programme: Yes