Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences

The Institute of Botany is one of the research institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Research carried out here deals with plants and fungi at organismal, population, community and ecosystem levels. Currently the Institute covers a broad spectrum of botanical disciplines, such as systematics and evolution, population biology and ecology, vegetation science and vegetation mapping, and palaeoecology. The institute also maintains the Průhonice Park with extensive collections of native and introduced plants.