Index seminum

Index Seminum 2024 is available for Universities, Botanical gardens and Research centers

According to the Convention on Biological Diversity (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), the University of Padua Botanical Garden provides once every two years the list of seeds and spores that are available for research, reproduction, conservation and education purposes. Seeds requests can only be submitted by Universities, Botanical gardens and Research centers.

Requests should be submitted by 15th March 2024 using the form below. Max 20 species, one request only.

How to submit your exchange request

Download the file "desiderata_2024.pdf", open it with Adobe Reader, fill out the form, save it using the name of your organisation, and send it by email to