Meise Botanic Garden

Meise Botanic Garden (MeiseBG) has a long history that goes back to 1796. Today, it is an internationally recognized botanic garden in a domain of 92 hectares, and a center of excellence for plant biodiversity research with a rich collection. MeiseBG houses the 15th largest herbarium in the world, holding 4 million preserved specimens, a rich botanical library, a seed bank and a living plant collection with 25,000 different accessions from all around the world. Research focuses on plant, algal and fungal taxonomy, evolution, biodiversity conservation, ecosystems and ethnobotany.

Additional Info

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Administrative point of contact Steven Dessein (
City Meise
Latitude 50.92739
Longitude 4.33544
Technical point of contact Quentin Groom (