Botaniska trädgården (Lund)

Botaniska trädgården (English: The Botanical Garden) is a botanical garden in central Lund, Sweden, open to the public daily without charge. The 8 hectares site contains 7000 species of plants, of which 2000 are found in the greenhouses representing nine different climate zones. It is owned and operated by Lund University.[1] Its international identification code is LD.[2]

Botaniska trädgården
Öresundshuset, Lund.jpg
19th century villa
Botaniska trädgården is located in Skåne
Botaniska trädgården
Botaniska trädgården
Botaniska trädgården is located in Sweden
Botaniska trädgården
Botaniska trädgården
TypeBotanical garden
LocationÖstra Vallgatan 20, 223 61 Lund, Sweden
Coordinates55°42′14″N 13°12′10″E / 55.70389°N 13.20278°E / 55.70389; 13.20278
Area8 hectares (20 acres)
Opened1690; 333 years ago (1690)
Operated byLund University
WebsiteOfficial website
Tulips at Lund's Botanical Garden.
Flowers, and herbs in front of the botanical museum.


The university garden has existed since 1690, at that time in front of the present site of the Lund University Main Building. In the 1860s the garden outgrew the area and was, in 1862 to, moved its current location along Östra Vallgatan.[1] This time Jacob Georg Agardh designed the blueprints for the garden and greenhouses.[3] In 1974 the garden was named a national historical landmark.[3]


  1. ^ a b Lunds kommun (2010-03-31). "Botaniska trädgården" (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 2010-08-20. Retrieved 2010-04-13.
  2. ^ Botanic Garden, Lund University Botanic Gardens Conservation International
  3. ^ a b Botaniska trädgården. "A Brief History of the Lund University Botanical Garden". Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2010-04-13.

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