• NAME Nezahat Gökyigit Botanik Bahçesi
  • ADDRESS Tekfen Sitesi, Kültür Mahallesi, Aydinlik Sokak, No: 7, A Blok, Etiler, Besiktas, 34340, Istanbul, Turkey
  • WEBSITE HTTP://NGBB.ORG.TR/
  • EMAIL INFO@NGBB.ORG.TR
  • PHONE +90 216 456 44 37
  • OPENING HOURS 09:30—Half an hour before sunset
  • OWNERSHIP Private Mixed
  • DIRECTOR Prof. Dr. Adil Güner
  • FACILITIES
    • Herbarium
    • Arboretum
    • Computer Plant Record System
    • Disabled access
    • Others: Library, education building, guesthouse, small mosque, propagation greenhouses, picnic area
  • AREA (IN SQM) 320 000
  • NUMBER OF SPECIES 2000
  • COLLECTIONS Geophytes, Useful (medicinal, dye, edible) plants, halophytic and dry tolerant plants, Turkish endemics, Rare and endangered plants of Turkey; Navite plants of the province of Istanbul; Woody species of Turkey; Oaks
  • CONSERVATION PROGRAMMES Thermopsis turcica; Centaurea iconiensis and close relatives; Centaurea tchihatchewii; Astragalus beypazaricus and Astragalus yildirimlii; Pyrus serikensis; Rhodothamnus sessilifolius;
  • RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
    • Taxonomy of bulbous irises
    • Floristic studies
    • Native plants of NGBB
    • Propagation and cultivation of Turkish endemics
    • Morphological characterization of Thermopsis turcica
    • Heritage fruit cultivars; preliminary study of the pollution in NGBB
    • The effect of informal education on students’ achievement and their attitudes towards science.
  • EDUCATION PROGRAMMES
    • Children’s gardening project (age 10-12)
    • Daily school programmes
    • Development of adults practical horticultural training programme; Ethnobotany; plant illustration courses
    • Phytotherapy
    • Weekend children’s activities
    • Science programmes for schools as requested
    • Specialized garden tours
    • Training programme for teachers in plant diversity and its conservation.

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