TURKEY 6
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRES
COUNTRY Turkey
INSTITUTION NAME Ataturk Arboretum”
MAIN ADDRESS Ataturk Arboretum; Istanbul Universitesi, Orman Fakultesi Buyukdere, Istambul (Turkey)
Tel: 126 1103 04/380
DESCRIPTION
AREA 296 ha
LATITUDE 41,03
LONGITUDE 29,09
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS University
INSTITUTION TYPE Atatürk Arboretum is basically a botanical garden containing living collections of primarily woody plants of Turkey and world
DATE FOUNDED 1949
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Ginkgo biloba, Araucaria araucana, Abies (8 taxa), Pseudotsuga taxifolia, Picea (4 taxa), Cedrus atlantica, Pinus (18 taxa), Calocedrus decurrens, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (3 taxa), Cupressocyparis leylandii (2 taxa), Cupressus (3 taxa), Juniperus (6 taxa), Cryptomeria japonica, Sequoia sempervirens, Sequoidendron giganteum, Taxodium distichum, Salix (3 taxa), Populus tremula, P. nigra, Crataegus monogyna, Juglans nigra, Pterocarya fraxinifolia, Betula (6 taxa), Alnus glutinosa, Carpinus betulus, Corylus colurna, C. maxima var. purpurea, Ostrya carpinifolia, Nothofagus procera, Fagus sylvatica, Quercus (6 taxa), Ulmus (2 taxa), Clematis montana, Mahonia pinnata, Berberis thunbergii, Cercidiphyllum japonicum, Magnolia grandiflora, M. soulangeana, Liriodendron tulipifera, Laurus nobilis, Liquidambar styraciflua, L. orientalis, Cotoneaster dammeri, Prunus cerasifera, Pyrancantha coccinea, Sorbus aucuparia, S. terminalis, Albizzia julibrissin, Cercis siliquastrum, Robinia hispida, Sophora japonica, Buxus sempervirens, Ilex crenata, Aucuba japonica, Acer (10 taxa), Aesculus X carnea, A. hippocastanum, Camellia japonica, Eleagnus pungens, Hippophae rhamnoides, Rhododendron luteum, Forsythia viridissima, Fraxinus excelsior, Syringa vulgaris, Nerium oleander Viburnum orientale, Erica, Calluna, Arbutus unedo, Cornus australis, Phillyrea latifolia, Ligustrum vulgare, Sarcopoterium spinosum, Genista tinctoria, Spartium junceum, Daphne pontica, and more than 400 herbaceous taxa
TAXA 2000 (Faculty of forestry data)
PROGRAMMES Education programmesTraining Programmes

Research Programmes

FEATURES AND FACILITIES Herbarium (36 000 specimens)
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.bgci.org

www.cbd.int

http://www.mymerhaba.com/Atat%C3%BCrk-Arboretum-in-Turkey-390.html

www.orman.istanbul.edu.tr/en/node/177
Documents:

Botanic Gardens recorded in Turkey, CBD

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