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List of botanical gardens

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fr:Liste des jardins botaniques

A botanical garden is a place where plants, especially ferns, conifers and flowering plants, are grown and displayed for the purposes of research and education. This distinguishes them from parks and pleasure gardens where plants, usually with showy flowers, are grown for public amenity only. Botanical gardens that specialize in trees are sometimes referred to as arboretums. They are occasionally associated with zoos.

The earliest botanical gardens were founded in the late Renaissance at the University of Pisa (1543) and the University of Padua (1545) in Italy, for the study and teaching of medical botany. Many Universities today have botanical gardens for student teaching and academic research, e.g. the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, the Bonn University Botanic Garden, Bonn, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Cambridge, England and the Hortus Botanicus of Leiden, Netherlands.

This page lists important botanical gardens throughout the world:

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Australia

Austria

Belgium

Bermuda

Belarus

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Brazil

Canada

China

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Honduras

Hungary

India

Iran


Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Latvia

Lithuania

Malaysia

Mauritius

Netherlands

New Zealand

North Korea (see Kimjongilia)

Norway

Romania

Russia

Singapore

South Africa

Sri Lanka

Sweden

Switzerland

Tahiti

Thailand

Trinidad and Tobago

United Kingdom

United States


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