Our catalogue is now available online and orders can be placed until 15 March 2021. The catalogue is open for registered users only. Each order is limited to 20 items.

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.

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

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Expand the list below and mark the seeds in the list that you would like to order. Then, press the [Place order] button to complete and send your order.

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.

Stavanger Botanic Garden, Norway (SVG), 2021. E-mail: sbh@stavanger.kommune.no

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  • Classification is based on APG IV.
  • Scientific names of indigenous species follow Lid, J. & Lid, D.T. 2005. Norsk flora. Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo.
  • Scientific names of non-indigenous species follow World flora Online and Plants of the World Online.
  • Indicated provenance is for seeds.
  • All seeds are the result of open pollination.

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