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The botanical Society of Geneva was founded in 1875 by five young naturalists.
History (pdf 90 Ko, in French) published for the centenary of the botanical Society of Geneva in 1975 in Saussurea volume 6.

The objectives of the Society converge to the study of various aspects of Botany : flora, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, etc. The botanical Society of Geneva is a non-profit organization and is recognized as being of public interest.
Statutes (43 Ko, in French) of the botanical Society of Geneva.

The Society holds meetings monthly during which lecturers are invited to speak on a subject related to Botany.
Every year, from spring to autumn, excursions are organized in the surroundings of Geneva and in other parts of Switzerland or Europe, with the purpose to learn more about the flora of these regions.
In addition to these regular activities, the Society is involved in specific activities such as, for example, the project of cartography of flowering plants and ferns of Geneva, as well as visits to institutions or other botanic gardens.

Programme of conferences and excursions of the botanical Society of Geneva for 2003.

The botanical Society of Geneva publishes an annual magazine called Saussurea, which contains articles of common knowledge as well as scientific ones. It also publishes Mémoires, about specific subjects.
Publications of the botanical Society of Geneva.

The botanical Society of Geneva is opened to all persons interested in Botany. The annual fee includes the subscription to Saussurea.
Inscription to the botanical Society of Geneva.
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