Kwanak Arboretum of Seoul National University

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South Korea - Gyunggi-do - Anyang-si

Institution Code: SUWEO

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Kwanak Arboretum of Seoul National University

The number of taxa includes 83 families and 201 genera.

Main Address:
Kwanak Arboretum of Seoul National University
Seoul National University
280 Yeosulgongwon-ro, Manan-gu
Gyunggi-do 13911 South Korea

Telephone: +82 31 473 0071
Fax: +82 31 473 0072
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Pilsun Park
    Curator's Name: Young-Min Ryu
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: Yes
  • Date founded: 1967
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Latitude: 37.4166
    Longitude: 126.9333
    Annual Rainfall: 12 mm
    Altitude: 90.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Suwon Arboretum
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: 서울대학교수목원
  • Local Address: 만안구 안양2동 산16-1
  • Locality: City: 안양시
  • Locality: State: 경기도

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 6

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Native woody plants and perennials of botanical interests. Endemics. Callicarpa, Clerodendron, Deutzia, Forsythia, Philadelphus, Prunus, Rhododendron, Rosa, Spiraea, Vitex, Weigelia, Abies, Chamaecyparis, Juniperus, Larix, Picea, Pinus, Taxodium, Taxus, etc.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes