Palmengarten der Stadt Frankfurt am Main

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Germany - Deutschland - Frankfurt am Main

Institution Code: FRP

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Palmengarten der Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Library, herbarium

Main Address:
Palmengarten der Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Siesmayerstrasse 61
Frankfurt am Main
D-60323 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 0049 (0)69-212 33383
Fax: 0049 (0)69-212 37856
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Matthias Jenny
    Curator's Name: Dr. Clemens Bayer, Dr. Hilke Steinecke
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Martina Jacobi
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 70
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 10

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1868
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 20 Hectares
  • Total Area: 22 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.1236
    Longitude: 8.6628
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name:
  • Local Address: Test Local
  • Locality: City:
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 800000
    Number of Volunteers: 60

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 20000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 15000
  • Special Collections:Orchidaceae (Paphiopedilum, Dendrobium, Cattleya group, Cymbidium, Vanda, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium-Odontoglossum group etc.), Palms, Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, succulents, Bromeliaceae, Araceae, insectivorous plants (100 spp.), Agave, Aloe, Amorphophallus, Rhododendron, Begonia, Camellia, Canna, cycads, Fuchsia, Madagascar, Pelargonium, Uncarina

Conservation Programmes

  • Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: No
    Ecology: No
    Education: Yes
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • 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