Giardino Botanico Alpino alle Viotte di M. Bondone

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Italy - Trentino Alto Adige - Trento

Institution Code: TR

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Giardino Botanico Alpino alle Viotte di M. Bondone

The gardens have a focus on alpine species.

Main Address:
Giardino Botanico Alpino alle Viotte di M. Bondone
c/o MUSE Museo delle scienze
Corso del lavoro e della scienza, 3
Trentino Alto Adige 38122 Italy

Telephone: +39 0461 270 381 (museo); +390461 948050 (giardino)
Fax: +39 0461 270 322
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr Michele Lanbinger
    Curator's Name: Costantino Bonomi
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Costantino Bonomi
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 1
    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
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1938
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 7 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 46.0640
    Longitude: 11.1078
    Altitude: 1541.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Giarino Botanico Alpino delle Viote
  • Local Address: località Viote, Monte Bondone
  • Locality: City: Trento
  • Locality: State: Trentino

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 150000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 7
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 8000
    Number of Volunteers: 2

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1300
  • Special Collections:Large arboretum, mainly conifers, rock garden plants. Flora of the Alps and Appennines, species endemic to the Dolomite region, medicinal plants. Rheum officinale, Meconopsis, Incarvillea, Potentilla, Androsace, Leontopodium, Veronica and Gentiana farreri
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes