Orto Botanico Comunale - Opera delle Mura di Lucca

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Italy - Toscana - Lucca

Institution Code: LUCCA

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Orto Botanico Comunale - Opera delle Mura di Lucca
Via del Giardino Botanico, 12-14
Castello Porta San Donato 55100 Lucca
Toscana 55100 Italy

Telephone: +39 0583 583086 - +39 0583 950596
Fax: +39 0583 442750
URL: http://www.lemuradilucca.it/orto-botanico
Primary Email: operamura@comune.lucca.it

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Arch. Maurizio Tani
    Curator's Name: Alessandra Sani pro tempore
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Alessandra Sani
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 4
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1820
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: No
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 43.8587
    Longitude: 10.4682
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Orto Botanico di Lucca e Museo Cesare Bicchi
  • Local Address: Via del Giardino Botanico, 14 55100 Lucca
  • Locality: City: Lucca
  • Locality: State: Toscana

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    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: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Medicinal plants, marsh plants, Ericaceae and Theaceae, Cedrus libani, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, Buxus balearica, Magnolia grandiflora, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, Gleditschia triacanthos, Michelia figo, Potamogeton polygonifolius, Hottonia palustris

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Research Programmes

Education Programmes