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Encyclopedia > Botanical Garden in Berlin
Giant bamboo in Great Pavilion
Giant bamboo in Great Pavilion
Great Pavilion
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Cactus Pavilion
Cactus Pavilion
Pavilion Victoria

Botanical Garden in Berlin (German: Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem) is a large botanical garden in Berlin, Germany. With area of 43 hectares and around 22,000 different plant species it is one of the most important gardens in the world. This article is about the plant. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 1008 KB) Description: Großes Gewächshaus (Tropenhaus) im Botanischen Garten Berlin / Botanic Garden Berlin: Tropical Greenhouse Date: fotografiert am 16. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 1008 KB) Description: Großes Gewächshaus (Tropenhaus) im Botanischen Garten Berlin / Botanic Garden Berlin: Tropical Greenhouse Date: fotografiert am 16. ... Wikipedia:Translation/Cactus Genera See Taxonomy of the Cactaceae The name cactus, plural cacti or cactuses, has been traditionally given to any member of the flowering plant family Cactaceae. ... Inside the United States Botanic Garden Inside the Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden (Brazil), 1890 Botanical gardens (in Latin, hortus botanicus) grow a wide variety of plants primarily categorized and documented for scientific purposes, but also for the enjoyment and education of visitors, a consideration that has become essential to... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... A hectare (symbol ha) is a unit of area, equal to 10,000 square metres, commonly used for measuring land area. ...

The garden is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. It was constructed during 1897 - 1910 under guidance of architect Adolf Engler. Reason for the construction was to present and examine exotic plants from German colonies and also inability to expand the old kitchen and herbal garden in city centre, established in 1679. The location of Steglitz-Zehlendorf in Berlin. ... Adolf Engler (1844 – 1930) was a German botanist, perhaps The German Botanist. He is very important, among other complishments, for his works on Plant Taxonomy and Phytogeography, like Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien (The natural plant families), edited with Karl A. E. von Prantl. ... This is a list of former German colonies, or Schutzgebiete (protectorates) as they were called in official German. ...

Today the garden organizationally belongs to the Free University of Berlin. The Botanical Museum (Botanische Museum) with large collection of plant preparates (Herbarium, Herbarium Berolinense) and a large scientific library are attached to the garden. Satellite photo of Berlin. ... In Botany, a herbarium is a collection of preserved plants or plant parts, mainly in a dried form. ...

The complex consists of several buildings and glass-houses, for example Cactus Pavilion or Pavilion Victoria with collection of exotic plants as orchids, carnivorous plants and giant white water lily Victoria (Victoria-Seerosen). Total area of all glass-houses is 6,000 m². Open air departments, sorted by geographical origin, have area of 13 hectares. Area of the Arboretum is 14 hectares. Orchid re-directs here; for alternate uses see Orchid (disambiguation) Genera Over 800 See List of Orchidaceae genera. ... Nepenthes mirabilis in flower, growing on a road cut in Palau A carnivorous plant (sometimes called an insectivorous plant) is a plant that derives some or most of its nutrients (but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, especially insects and other arthropods. ... genera see text Nymphaeaceae is the botanical name of a family of flowering plants. ... An arboretum is a botanical garden primarily devoted to trees and other woody plants, forming a living collection of trees intended at least partly for scientific study. ...

The most known is the Great Pavilion (Das Große Tropenhaus), the largest glass-house in the world. The building has steel structure covered by glass, 25 meters high and size 30 x 60 meters. Temperature inside is kept to stable 30 °C, air humidity is kept high and the place hosts many tropical plants, including a giant Bamboo. This article is about the plant. ...


  • Christiane Borgelt, Regina Jost, Florian Bolk: "Botanisches Museum & Gewächshäuser der Freien Universität Berlin", Stadtwandel Verlag 2004, Berlin, ISBN 3-933123-10-5

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Britzer Garten | Botanical Garden | Erholungspark Marzahn | Ernst-Thälmann-Park | Pfaueninsel | Tiergarten | Treptower Park | Viktoriapark | Volkspark Mariendorf | edit Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... Palmenhaus auf der Pfaueninsel bei Potsdam, Carl Blechen, 1832-1834 Castle on the Pfaueninsel The Pfaueninsel (Eng: Peacock Island) is an island situated in the Havel river near the Berlin Wannsee. ... Tiergarten (Animal Garden) is a large park and a former borough of Berlin, since 2001 a part of the expanded borough Mitte. ... hayfield Treptower Park is a park area along the river Spree south of downtown Berlin in the district of Treptow-Köpenick. ... Viktoriapark is in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg borough of city of Berlin, Germany. ... The Volkspark Mariendorf is appropriate for local part Mariendorf in Berlin Tempelhof , and is 1924 built. ...

Coordinates: 52°27′15″N, 13°18′24″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...



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