Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens - CryoBioBank

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United States of America - Ohio - Cincinnati

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens - CryoBioBank

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is one of the finest horticultural display gardens in the country. The plant collections are a unique blend of gardens and exhibits that demonstrate the diversity of plants and their relationship to humans and animals. Over 3,000 kinds of plants provide informative and educational resources for all plant enthusiasts. Exploring the Garden each season provides a new and changing look in the landscape. Bright vivid spring flowers, including 80,000 tulips and thousands of flowering trees and shrubs transition to a lush and vibrant summer landscape. Autumn is adorned with brilliant colors giving way to winter's brightly colored fruits and berries and a clear view of the impressive architecture of regal trees throughout the Garden. A visit to the Zoo is a global adventure where exhibits simulate natural habitats for animals and plants. Exploring the Garden is a walk through tropical rainforests, an African savanna, Florida swamps, the Arctic tundra and the native eastern American woodlands to name a few. While exploring the world be sure to visit some of our specialty plant display gardens.

Main Address:
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens - CryoBioBank
3400 Vine Street
Ohio 45220 United States of America

Telephone: (513) 475-6106
Fax: (513) 475-6108
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Thane Maynard, Director
    Curator's Name: Valerie Pence, Director of Plant Research
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Gene/Seed Bank
  • Date founded: 1873
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 39.1413130
    Longitude: -84.5103460
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes