Tokyo University of Agriculture Botanical Garden

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The Tokyo University of Agriculture Botanical Garden (東京農業大学植物園, Tōkyō Nōgyō Daigaku Shokubutsuen) is a botanical garden operated by the Tokyo University of Agriculture, and located at 1737 Funako, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan.

The garden was established in 1967, and now cultivates about 1,500 species of useful plants, including collections of Cactaceae and other succulents (such as Agave, Euphorbia, Kalanchoe, Stapelia, Sansevieria), Iris, Lilium, Paeonia, Rosa, Syringa, as well as flora of Asia and the Far East, Kazakhstan, Europe, the Americas, and medicinal plants and conifers such as Podocarpus. In addition, 310 species of wild plants grow in the garden.

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Tokyo University of Agriculture Botanical Garden

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