Botanical Garden of the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) / Ботанический сад Северо-Восточног

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Russian Federation - Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) - Yakutsk

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International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Botanical Garden of the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) / Ботанический сад Северо-Восточног

Botanical Garden of the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) is located in East Siberia, 10 km to the south of Yakutsk city, on the second terrace above the floodplain of the Lena River. The garden was established in 2001 and obtained the status of a specially protected area of Yakutia Republic. Major objectives of the garden include implementation of basic and applied research, training of qualified specialists in the field of plant introduction, study and conservation of plant biodiversity, environmental and cultural education. The garden is a member of the Council of Botanical Gardens of Russia and BGCI. Currently, the garden includes 6 main departments: Department of Woody Plants, Department of Yakutia Natural Flora, Department of Ornamental Plants, Department of Tropical and Subtropical Plants, Plant Protection Service, and Seed Bank. Collections of woody plants currently comprise 158 species from 51 genera and 22 families; collections of steppe plants - 147 species from 100 genera and 36 families; collections of rare and endangered plants - 62 species (85 accessions), included in the Red Book of Yakutia (2000), Rare and Endangered Plants of Siberia (1980) and the Red Book of the Russian Federation (2005); collections of ornamental plants - 300 accessions; collections of tropical and subtropical plants - 157 species from 75 genera and 50 families; collections of Asian lilies hybrids - 64 varieties and 17 accessions; the core collection of floral annuals includes 46 species from 11 families.

Main Address:
Botanical Garden of the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) / Ботанический сад Северо-Восточног
48 Kulakovskogo st.
Pokrovskiy Road 10 km
Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) 677000 Russian Federation

Telephone: 007 (4112) 496843
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Sargylana Z. Borisova
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 16
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number: 11
    Administration Staff Number: 2

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: 2001
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 62.016906
    Longitude: 129.703827
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Botanical Garden of the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU)
  • Local Address: Pokrovskiy Road 10 km
  • Locality: City: Yakutsk
  • Locality: State: Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1400

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1580
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 325
  • Special Collections:Collection of steppe plants of Central Yakutia - 143 species. Collection of rare plants of Siberia and Yakutia - 40 species. Collection of trees and shrubs - 142 species
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: Yes
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: Yes

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: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes