Botanischer Garten der Universität Tübingen

Local nameBotanischer Garten
LocationTübingen, Germany

The Botanischer Garten der Universität Tübingen, also known as the Botanischer Garten Tübingen or the Neuer Botanischer Garten Tübingen, is a botanical garden and arboretum maintained by the University of Tübingen. It is located at Hartmeyerstrasse 123, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, and open daily.

The garden traces back to 1535 when medicinal plants were first grown by Leonhart Fuchs. In 1663 a Hortus Medicus was created by direction of Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg, with university gardener appointed in 1666. In 1681 Georg Balthasar Metzger was named director, followed in 1688 by Rudolph Jacob Camerarius. The first greenhouse was completed in 1744, and noted botanist Johann Georg Gmelin appointed director in 1751.

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Address Tübingen 72076, Germany

Coordinates 48°32'20.171" N 9°2'13.677" E

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