IRAN 7
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Iran
INSTITUTION NAME Noshahr Botanic Garden”
MAIN ADDRESS Botanical Garden of Iran, P. O. Box 13116, Tehran (Iran); Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands; P.O.Box 13185-116; Tehran (Iran)

Email: info@rifr-ac.ir

Tel: +98 21 44580222

Fax: +98 21 44196575


DESCRIPTION
AREA 8, 5 ha (Enciclopedia of Iran)
LATITUDE 36, 5 º N
LONGITUDE 53, 5 º E
ALTITUDE 30 m
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Botanic Garden and arboretum depending on RIFR
DATE FOUNDED 1954
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Collection of unique and endemic plants of Iran, ornamental shrubs, fragrant plants, conifers bulbous plants, tropical plants, medicinal plants, tundra plants and rock plants.

Main Species: Taxodium distichum, Liriodendron tulipifera, Quercus suber, Maclura pumifera, Brossonetia papyrifera, Liquidambar orientalis, Ginkgo biloba, Aleorites fordii, Araucaria araucana, Pungence Picea, Chamaecyparis nootkatensis, etc.

TAXA 658 species
PROGRAMMES • Biodiversity Conservation Programs (threatened species and endemic species)• Research Programs (ecological studies, adaptation of plants…)
• Training Programs aimed at students and researchers
FEATURES AND FACILITIES • Research facilities: laboratories, library, offices
• Nursery
• Seed bank• 73 experimental plots
• Arboretum
• Herbarium with 14,000 specimens: 120 families and about 1,400 species (province of Mazandran)
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION The Botanic Garden, Arboretum and Research Center are depending on the National Botanic Garden of Tehran, Research Institute of Forest and Rangeland (RIFR). Consult appendix
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.bgci.org

www.wikipedia.org

www.hortinst.com

www.iranica.com
Documentos:

Monographs of the national agricultural research systems of the highlands region” (ICARDA)
Organization and administration of agricultural research in the Near East countries”. FAO (Hussein I. et al.) Irán, Cairo, 1971, 89 p.

Botanic Gardens recorded in Iran” (CBD)

Botanic Gardens Conservation News 2 (5) 40-41”. Jafari, M. (1995). (RIFR), Iran

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