The Botanical Garden Working Committee of the Chinese Academy of Sciences contains 15 botanical gardens (arboreta) and aims to further enhance the management level of scientific conservation of plants, increase the reserve of national plant resources, promote a higher level development of botanical gardens, and provide supports for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the concept of “Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains are Invaluable Assets”through improving the conservation conditions of plants and strengthening plant introduction, especially the introduction of rare and endangered plants.
|Biological Genetic Resources Bank||Institution||Director|
|Xishuangbannan Tropical Botanical Garden||Xishuangbannan Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences||CHEN Jin|
|Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden||Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden||HU Yonghong|
|Beijing Botanical Garden||Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences||JING Xinming|
|Turpan Desert Botanical Garden||Xinjiang Institute of Ecology And Geography Chinese Academy of Sciences||Zhang Daoyuan|
|Shenyang Arboretum||Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences||HE Xingyuan|
|South China Botanical Garden||South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences||REN Hai|
|Wuhan Botanical Garden||Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences||ZHANG Quanfa|
|Qingling National Botanical Garden||Qingling National Botanical Garden||ZHANG Qingling|
|Kunming Botanical Garden||Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences||SUN Weibang|
|Guilin Botanical Garden||Guangxi Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences||HUANG Shixun|
|Lushan Botanical Garden||Lushan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences||HUANG Hongwen|
|Fairylake Botanical Garden||Fairylake Botanical Garden, Shenzhen And Chinese Academy of Sciences||YANG Yibiao|
|Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen||Institute of Botany, Jiangsu Province And Chinese Academy of Sciences||XUE Jianhui|
|West China Subalpine Botanical Garden||Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences||ZHENG Yuanrun|
|Dinghuashan Arboretum||South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences||YE Qing|
At the initiative of CAS Botanical Gardens Working Committee jointly with other six relevant institutes and organizations, Chinese Union of Botanical Gardens is built and supported by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), State Forestry Administration, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and Ministry of Environmental Protection. Based on the principle of voluntary, CUBG will unite all the members, by advancing the standard construction and orderly development of Chinese botanical gardens, to achieve reasonable distribution、species resource sharing and technological exchanges and cooperation. This will have an important and far-reaching impact on promoting the system establishment and innovation ability of Chinese botanical gardens, as well as serving the ecological civilization development and innovative country construction.
CAS Botanical Gardens Working Committee plays a crucial role in providing think-tank and promoting exchanges and cooperation among CAS botanical gardens. It has successively provided assessment and consulting services for Qinling National Botanical Garden, Shenyang Arboretum, Lushan Botanical Garden, Guilin Botanical Garden, Wuhan Botanical Garden and Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. CAS Botanical Gardens Working Committee organizes annual work conferences and academic forums each year. The annual work conference summarized and communicated the annual work of CAS botanical gardens which could strengthen the cooperation and exchanges among them. At the same time, the host botanic gardens can also use the conference opportunities to display various levels of it; The directors recommend one to two experts as the representatives for the academic forums each year. These reports presents the latest scientific research results or research progress made in their respective fields of CAS botanical gardens, and then top three reports will be produced through 13 directors’ voting.