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
Dr. watanabe masayuki(Director)
4-1-1, Amakubo, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 305-0005
Organization/Research department name (3)：
Four, Div. of Flowering Plants and Ferus, Div.
of Cryptogams and Fungi, Div.of Microorganisms,
Div. of Experimental Taxonomy
Purpose of establishment：
The Museum was founded in 1877 by the Japanese Government as an institution for advancing the study and teaching of the natural sciences.
Research department was established as a natural history research center of Japan.
The research department was reorganized into four departments: zoology,botany, geology and paleontology, and science and technology.
Department of archeology was added.
Implementation of surveillance studies on botany and its
applications (including nature conservation)
Collecting, keeping, and storing samples of tracheophytes,
Parent Organization (1)：
Branch Organization (3)：
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bryophyte, algae, lichens, fungi, myxomycetes, and