Orto Botanico dell'Universita di Pisa

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Italy - Toscana - Pisa

Institution Code: PI

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Orto Botanico dell'Universita di Pisa
Via Luca Ghini, 13
Toscana 56126 Italy

Telephone: +39 050 2211310
Fax: +39 050 2211309
URL: http://www.sma.unipi.it/it/orto-e-museo-botanico.html
Primary Email: ortomuseobot@biologia.unipi.it

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Lorenzo Peruzzi
    Curator's Name: Dott. Giuseppe Pistolesi
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dott. Giuseppe Pistolesi
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 1

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: 1543
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: No
  • Total Area: 3 Hectares
    Latitude: 43.720146
    Longitude: 10.396170
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 350000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 25000
    Number of Volunteers: 5

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 6000
  • Special Collections:Succulents, tropical and subtropical plants, saeges, geophyte plants, Mediterranean plants, medicinal plants, edible plants
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    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: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    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: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes