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Seeds from the Index Seminum are not for sale, but are available on an exchange basis exclusively for scientific, educational and nature conservation purposes. The orders will be dispatched according to the availability of seeds.

Requests are limited to 10 species per botanic garden.
Please send your orders before 15 April 2020. Later requests may not be regarded.

Please read the terms and conditions below before placing an order.

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Terms and conditions

In response to the International Convention on Biological Diversity, the seeds are supplied to other botanical gardens and research institutions on the following conditions:
1) The seeds will be used for the common good in the areas of research, education, conservation and the development of botanical gardens;
2) Information on the material will be appropriately stored and the connection between the information and the material will be maintained;
3) If scientific publications are produced on the plant material provided, the origin of the material must be cited. In addition, the garden would expect to receive a copy of these publications.
4) Permission must be sought from the garden if the recipient seeks to commercialise either the genetic material, its products or research derived from it. Such commercialisation will be subject to the conditions of a separate agreement with the country of origin.

By ordering seed or other plant material, the recipient accepts and pledges to respect the above conditions.

Botanical Garden - Tel Aviv University, Israel (TELA), 2023.

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Information about the Tel Aviv Botanical Gardens
Garden size: 34,090 m2
Garden location: Tel Aviv University campus, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv (32º07'N - 34º48'E)
Altitude: 50m
Lithology: sandy limestone (eolianite, kurkar)
Mean annual rainfall: 550mm
Mean annual temperature: 21ºC
Mean days of rainfall: 25 days
Year established: 1973

The nomenclature is based on:
  • Feinbrun, N., 1978-1986, Flora Palaestina, Vols 3-4, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • Zohary, M., 1966-1972, Flora Palaestina, Vols. 1-2, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • Danin A., Flora of Israel website: http://flora.org.il/en/plants/