Institute of Botany, The Czech Academy of Sciences

Original name(s)
    Institution Address

    Zámek 1
    252 43 Průhonice

    Topics of interests

    • Taxonomic and biosystematic research
    • Phylogenetics
    • Reproductive systems in plants

    Main areas of taxonomic expertise

    • Global expertise in taxonomy of Juncaceae
    • Potamogetonaceae and Taraxacum
    • Flora of the Czech Republic and Central Europe
    • Global expertise in selected groups of microscopic fungi and lichens

    Type of organisation

    Institution Address

    Zámek 1
    252 43 Průhonice

    Director Representative

    Zdenek Kaplan


    Structure Chart

    url :
    file : ib_structure3.pdf

    Governing & Executive bodies





    Staff fields

    staff_year of reference2016
    staff total11.0
    scientific staff (permanent)7.0
    scientific staff post doc (non permanent)1.0
    scientific staff collections (permanent)1.0
    staff collection managers technicians (permanent)2.0

    General Description

    Link to Annual Reports

    Research Fields

    • Anthropology / Physical anthropology (46.20.00)

    Research Initiative

    Activities and outreach with Universities

    Several courses and supervised students at the Charles University and three other Czech universities.


    Activities and outreach with other public

    Summer School of Field Botany (organized by the Czech Botanical Society).



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