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Botanical Garden of Barcelona

Name Botanical Garden of Barcelona
Acronym(s) JBB
Institution type Botanic garden
Description The Barcelona Botanic Garden is a municipal institution responsible for preserving collections of Mediterranean plants from around the world. Its main functions are conservation and documentation of Catalonia's natural heritage. The Garden also acts as a source of information about botany and nature, promoting knowledge through activities designed for all kinds of groups, from professionals and enthusiasts to students. This dissemination promotes public awareness and fosters concern for nature.

From a scientific perspective, the Garden receives the support of the Botanic Institute of Barcelona, a prestigious centre jointly owned by the Barcelona City Council and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Specialized in botanical research, it has an important reference library and houses one of the largest herbaria in Catalonia.
Address C. Dr. Font i Quer, 2
Postal code 08038
City Barcelona
State/region Catalunya
Country Spain
Telephone +34 93 256 41 60
Fax +34 93 424 50 53