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Lushan Botanical Garden

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China - Jiangxi - Lushan

Institution Code: LUS

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Lushan Botanical Garden
Jiangxi Province and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hanpokou
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4 Hanpokou, Lushan, Jiangxi, 332900, China
Jiangxi 332900 China

Telephone: (86-792) 8282542/8281678/8282223
Fax: (86-792) 8282223
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Zheng Xiang
    Curator's Name: Yi Guanmei
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Zhang Lehua
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 31
    Educational Staff Number: 14
    Research Staff Number: 48
    Administration Staff Number: 11

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1934
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 240 Hectares
  • Total Area: 300 Hectares
    Latitude: 29.5833
    Longitude: 115.9833
    Annual Rainfall: 1950 mm
    Altitude: 1050.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 2000 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 500 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Changjiang River Botanic Garden. Associated Nature Reserve - Lushan Natural Protected Section.
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: 庐山植物园 (江西)
  • Local Address: 中国江西省庐山含鄱口江西省中科院,邮编 332900
  • Locality: City: 庐山
  • Locality: State: 江西

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 170
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 100

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 3
  • Special Collections:Subalpine conifers, native plants, Rhododendrons, cacti and succulents, Actinidia germplasm collection, a pinetum, rock garden, arboretum, medicinal plant garden, tea plantation (including germplasm collections), iris garden and a nature reserve,Cupressaceae, Magnoliaceae.

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes