Laboratory for the Ligurian plant diversity conservation

The Laboratory for the conservation of Ligurian plant diversity was realized in 2006 thanks to a grant from the Liguria Region with European funds (Docup Project - Objective 2 - Natura 2000 Network). It is a node of the Italian Seed Bank Network (RIBES). The Bank is a laboratory of Hanbury Botanical Gardens - University of Genoa and the facilities are located at La Mortola -Ventimiglia (IM), in a small historic building called "Casa Ballini", which also houses the seeds laboratory of the Garden.