Research Activities

The Department of Botany of the National Museum of Nature and Science is located in the Tsukuba district. In the Department, researches are conducted in order to throw light on biodiversity, evolution, phylogenetic taxonomy of plants and fungi.

Curator Profile

The Department of Botany is divided into the Land Plants, Fungi and Algae and Plant Diversity and Conservation. About 15 researchers work in the Department.

Plant Database

A part of research results conducted by researchers of the Department of Botany is opened for the public as online database (mostly in Japanese).