European Botanic Gardens Consortium

International Plant Exchange Network

A system for the exchange of non-commercial plant material between botanic gardens, based on compliance with ABS regulations under the CBD.

Seed lists

The Pan-European Seed-List Search System uses a simple code word – ebgconsortiumindexseminum+year – to provide a unique identifier to every on-line seed-list issued by a European Botanic Garden, so as to allow internet searching of all seed lists.

Alien plants

Invasive Alien Plants in Botanic Gardens project has generated a list of known and potentially invasive plants across Europe. Sharing this information, and developing a European-wide strategy for dealing with invasive plants in Gardens.