Donetsk Botanical Garden

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Institution Code: DTSK

BGCI Member: No

About the Donetsk Botanical Garden

Donetsk Botanical Garden is a research institute, landmark of park art, nature reserved area, gene pool of rare and endangered species, ecological education center, tourist attraction and recreation ground for local population.

Main Address:
Donetsk Botanical Garden
110 Ilicha Ave.
Donetsk region 83059 Ukraine

Telephone: 380 (062) 294 12 80
Fax: 380 (062) 294 12 80
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: S.A.Prikhodko, Cand. of Biology
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Vladimir Ostapko
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 165
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number: 27
    Administration Staff Number: 4

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1964
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 203 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.00958
    Longitude: 37.8785
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 2230 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Donetsky botanichesky sad (Донецкий ботанический сад)
  • Local Address: Illicha Ave., 110 (Пр.Ільича,110)
  • Locality: City: Donetsk (Донецк)
  • Locality: State: Donetsk region (Донецкая область)

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 127
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 147
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 70000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 8000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 8000
  • Special Collections:Arboretum includes around 1000 tree species. Living plant collections are unigue gene pool of endagered native species of south-east Ukraine flora (830 species, genera Stipa, Veronica, Centaurea, Galium, Astragalus, Carduus, Cirsium, Rosa, Thymus, Potentilla, etc. amoong them), introduced arboreal and herbaceous ornamentals (about 2000 species and varieties), tropical and subtropical glasshouse collection (3000 species and varieties),useful spicy, aromatic and technical plants collection (circa 500 species and breeding samples).
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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