Harold L. Lyon Arboretum - Tissue Culture Laboratory

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United States of America - Hawaii - Honolulu

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International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum - Tissue Culture Laboratory

The mission statement of the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum-Tissue Culture Laboratory is: To aid in the prevention of further extinction of Hawaiian plant species by initiating and maintaining an in vitro plant and seed bank collection, and propagating plants for use in approved restoration and reintroduction projects.

Main Address:
Harold L. Lyon Arboretum - Tissue Culture Laboratory
University of Hawai`i-Manoa
3860 Manoa Road
Hawaii 96822-1180 United States of America

Telephone: (808) 988-0456
Fax: (808) 988-0462
URL: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/lyon/research/hrpp/
Primary Email: lyonarb@hawaii.edu

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Rakan (Zak) Zahawi, Director
    Curator's Name: Nellie Sugii
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Gene/Seed Bank
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 21.3304548
    Longitude: -157.8008789
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes