The Yehuda Naftali Botanic Garden of Tel Aviv University

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Israel - Tel Aviv

Institution Code: TELA

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
The Yehuda Naftali Botanic Garden of Tel Aviv University
School of Plant Sciences and Food Security
George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences
Tel Aviv
6997801 Israel

Telephone: +972-3-6409910
Fax: +972-3-6405159
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Yuval Sapir
    Curator's Name: Tal Levanony
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Or-Leyl Har-Edom
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
  • Date founded: 1973
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 3 Hectares
    Latitude: 32.0554
    Longitude: 34.7595
    Annual Rainfall: 566 mm
    Altitude: 35.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: הגן הבוטני, אוניברסיטת תל-אביב
  • Local Address: הגעה: הגן הבוטני, אוניברסיטת תל אביב רחוב קלאוזנר רמת אביב, תל אביב יפו הכניסה מול שער 2 (שער בית התפוצות) של קמפוס אוניברסיטת תל אביב. כתובת למשלוח דואר: הגן הבוטני אוניברסיטת תל אביב תל אביב יפו 6997801
  • Locality: City: תל אביב יפו
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Volunteers: 35

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 4419
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 2448
  • Special Collections:Large portion of the garden consists of an ecological garden, representing natural vegetation and habitats throughout Israel. Other collections include lichens, aquatic plants, tropical plants, palm house, edible plants, and succulent collection - one of the largest in Israel.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes