J-GLOBAL ID:200905084034095142   Organization code:9202002000 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo Department of Botany

国立科学博物館 植物研究部, コクリツカガクハクブツカン ショクブツケンキュウブ
Representive : Dr. watanabe masayuki(Director)
Establishment year: 1877
Address: 4-1-1, Amakubo, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 305-0005
Telephone number: 0298-51-5159
FAX number: 0298-53-8401
Organization/Research department name (3):
  • Four, Div. of Flowering Plants and Ferus, Div.
  • of Cryptogams and Fungi, Div.of Microorganisms,
  • Div. of Experimental Taxonomy
History (4):
  • 1877/01
    The Museum was founded in 1877 by the Japanese Government as an institution for advancing the study and teaching of the natural sciences.
  • 1962/01
    Research department was established as a natural history research center of Japan.
  • 1966/01
    The research department was reorganized into four departments: zoology,botany, geology and paleontology, and science and technology.
  • 1972/01
    Department of archeology was added.
Purpose of establishment:
Implementation of surveillance studies on botany and its
applications (including nature conservation)
Business overview:
Collecting, keeping, and storing samples of tracheophytes,
bryophyte, algae, lichens, fungi, myxomycetes, and
Parent Organization  (1):
Branch Organization  (3):

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