Australian PlantBank

PlantBank is the award-winning home of plant conservation research, germplasm collection and storage in New South Wales, located at the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan. 


Scientist Amanda Rollason with plant tissue culture specimens at the Australian PlantBank

Our seed and tissue culture collections provide an insurance policy against extinction of native plants in the wild.

Scientist Nathan Emery examines seeds in a research lab
The Australian PlantBank safeguards plants for the future.
Guide shows seed specimens to two people at the Australian PlantBank
Our dedicated volunteer guides provide free tours of the Australian PlantBank, donations are encouraged and welcome.
A scientist at PlantBank. Image credit: John Gollings
The information stored in our database is just as important as our physical plant collections.