Conservatoire Botanique National du Brest

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France - Brest

Institution Code: BRES

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Conservatoire Botanique National du Brest

Location: BREST
Founded: 1977
Garden Name: Conservatoire Botanique National du Brest
Address: Vallon du Stang-alar, 52 Allee du Bot, F-29200 BREST.
Status: Regional government and municipal
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 5,000

Main Address:
Conservatoire Botanique National du Brest
Vallon du Stang-alar
52 Allee du Bot
F-29200 France

Telephone: 33 2 98 41 88 95
Fax: 33 2 98 41 57 21
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Monsieur Dominique Dhervé
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1977
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 17 Hectares
  • Total Area: 49 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.4081
    Longitude: -4.4995
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Seed Bank: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1700
  • Special Collections:Devoted to the conservation of endangered plants, especially from Atlantic Europe and Oceanic Islands but also including plants from China, and Japan, the Americas, Australia and New Zealand. Glasshouse collections include over 200 taxa from the tropics.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes