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Plants from prehistoric times

A guided tour through the Botanical Garden on relics with a great past on March 17, 2018

Freiburg, Mar 06, 2018

Plants from prehistoric times

Palm fern (Cycas revoluta). Photo: Botanical Garden

About 450 million years ago the first plans to over the Earth’s mainland. Throughout the course of the Earth’s middle ages, the first seed plants emerged from them. However, some of these prehistoric plant species have survived millions of years almost unchanged and give valuable insights into evolution. During a tour of the Botanical Garden with Prof. Dr. med. Hanns-Heinz Kassemeyer, visitors can admire some of these species, which are coveted ornamental plants today, while getting to know their interesting way of life.

  • What: A guided tour

  • When: March 17, 2018, 2pm

  • Where
    Botanical Garden
    Main entrance
    Schänzlestraße 1
    79104 Freiburg

  • The event is open to the general public.

  • Host: Botanical Garden, Friends and Patrons of the Botanical Garden

  • Contact information: , Tel.: +49 (0)761 40165-983

  • No registration is required.

  • A fee of 3 euros will be charged. Proceeds will go to the Botancial Garden. Participation is free for children under 16 years old.

  • The guided tour will be held in German.