Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS, St. Petersburg [personal page]


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Botanical resource studies, systematics and geography of vascular plants and specifically Lamiaceae family, plant population biology


1993 — Doctoral degree (D. Sc.) in Biology. Habilitation thesis: “Tribe Nepeteae Benth. of Lamiaceae Lindl. family (systematics, geography, potential for use)”

1987 — Candidate’s degree (Ph.D.) in Biology. Thesis: “Genus Dracocephalum L (Lamiaceae) in flora of the USSR (systematics, geography, practical importance)”. Research supervisor R. V. Kamelin.

1983 — graduate of Leningrad state university, Faculty of Biology, Department of Botany

1994–present — Head of the Laboratory of plant resources

2001–2002 — Deputy Director of the Komarov Botanical Institute, RAS

1992–1994 — senior research scientist

1985–1992 — junior research scientist

1974–1985 — research assistant, senior research assistant of the Department of plant resources of the Komarov Botanical Institute, RAS


Vice-President of the Russian Botanical Society


Member of the Academic Board of the Komarov Botanical institute, RAS

Member of the Dissertation Defense Committees of the Komarov Botanical Institute, RAS, and Saint-Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy

Chairman of the State Attestation Commission of St. Petersburg State University

Professor, head of the Department of pharmacognosy of Saint-Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy

Research supervisor of 6completed Candidate dissertations, scientific consultant of two doctoral candidates.


Russia (northwest, central European part, Northern Caucasus, Cis-Baikal, Trans-Baikal, Yakutia, Primorye, Kamchatka), Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Vietnam


About 150, including:

Belenovskaya L. M., Budantsev A. L. 2016. Advances in investigation of phytochemical constituents and biological activity of Selaginella tamariscina (Selaginellaceae). — Rastitelnye resursy. 52(2): 177–201. (In Russian)

Petrova N. V., Budantsev A. L., Medvedeva N. A., Shavarda A. L. 2016. Content of rosmarinic acid in leaves of Prunella vulgaris (Lamiaceae) in nature and experiment. — Rastitelnye resursy. 52(2): 295–303. (In Russian)

Belenovskaya L. M., Budantsev A. L. 2015. The secondary metabolites in Lycopodiaceae s. str.of Russian flora and their biological activity. — Rastitelnye resursy. 51(2): 259–300. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L., Belenovskaya L. M. 2015. Adiantum capillus-veneris (Adiantaceae): composition, medicinal usage, biological activity. — Rastitelnye resursy. 51(4): 584–611. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L., Shavarda A. L., Medvedeva N. A., Petrova N. V., Leostrin A. V. 2015. Content of rosmarinic acid in leaves of some species of Lamiaceae and Boraginaceae families. — Rastitelnye resursy. 51(1): 105–117. (In Russian)

Belenovskaya L. M., Budantsev A. L. 2014. Composition and biological activity of Polygonatum (Convallariaceae) species of Russian flora. — Rastitelnye resursy. 50(3): 458–497. (In Russian)

Shavarda A. L., Budantsev A. L. 2013. Analysis of Dracocephalum oblongifolium (Lamiaceae) essential oil using comprehensive two-dimensional chromapography — Rastitelnye resursy. 49(1): 107–117. (In Russian)

Belenovskaya L. M., Budantsev A. L. 2008. Component composition and biological activity of Humulus lupulus (Canabaceae): Review of results of investigations of last decade. — Rastitelnye resursy. 44(2): 132–154. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 2007. On some terms concerning biological productivity. — Rastitelnye resursy. 43(4): 119–124. (In Russian)

Belenovskaya L. M., Budantsev A. L. 2006. Naphthoquinones of Russian flora species and their biological activity. — Rastitelnye resursy. 42(4): 108–141. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 2005. Fundamental directions of plant researches and their development. — Rastitelnye resursy. 41(1): 3–26. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L., Pokrovskaya K. S. 2005. Evaluation of raw material productivity of Filipendula ulmaria (Rosaceae) in the Leningrad and Pskov regions and the possibility of its empirical forecast. — Rastitelnye resursy. 41(2): 86–96. (In Russian)

Belenovskaja L. M., Budantsev A. L. 2004. Products of secondary metabolism of Hypericum perforatum L. and their biological activity. — Rastitelnye resursy. 40(3): 131–154. (In Russian)

Harley R. M., Atkins S., Budantsev A. L., et al. 2004. Labiatae. In: The families and Genera of Vascular plants. Ed. K. Kubitzki. Vol. 7. P. 167–276.

Budantsev A. L. 2003. Some morphomety parameters and raw phytomass of shoots and clones of Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim. in the north of Karelia isthmus (Leningrad region). — Rastitelnye resursy. 39(4): 48–54. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L., Belodubrovskaya G. A. 1999. Osnovy ekologii i okhrany lekarstvennykh rasteniy [Basic concepts of ecology and protection of medicinal plants]. St. Petersburg. 94 p.

Budantsev A. L., Kharitonova N. P., 1999. Resursovedeniye lekarstvennykh rasteniy [Resource studies of medicinal plants]. St. Petersburg. 88 p.

Budantsev A. L. 1999. The family Lamiaceae in Vietnam. — Komarovia. N 1.

Tropnikova I. V., Budantsev A. L., Zenkevich I. G. 1998. Content and composition of essential oils of the genus Nepeta L. — Rastitelnye resursy. 34(4): 84–103.

Budantsev A. L., Lobova T. A. 1997. Fruit morphology, anatomy and taxonomy of tribe Nepeteae (Labiatae) // Edinb. J. Bot. 54(2): 183–216.

Budantsev A. L., Vu Xuan Phuong. Fam. 1996. Verbenaceae. In: Vascular plants synopsis of vietnamese flora. S.-Petersburg. P. 223–252.

Budantsev, A. L. 1993. Konspekt roda Nepeta (Lamiaceae) [Conspectus of the genus Nepeta (Lamiaceae)]. — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 78(1): 91-105. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 1993. Konspekt triby Nepeteae (Lamiaceae). Rody Lophanthus, Agastache, Dracocephalum, Cedronella, Schizonepeta [Conspectus of the tribe Nepeteae (Lamiaceae). Gen. Lophanthus, Agastache, Dracocephalum, Cedronella, Schizonepeta]. — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 78(2): 106–115. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 1992. Konspekt triby Nepeteae (Lamiaceae). Rody Meehania, Glechoma, Drepanocaryum, Marmoritis i Hymenocrater [Conspectus of the tribe Nepeteae (Lamiaceae). Gen. Meehania, Glechoma, Drepanocaryum, Marmoritis and Hymenocrater]. — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 77(12): 115–125. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 1992. Sistema i konspekt roda Lophanthus (Lamiaceae) [System and conspectus of the genus Lophanthus (Lamiaceae)]. — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 77(9): 69–77. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L., Zemskova E. A. & Semicheva T. G. 1992. Chisla khromosom rodov triby Nepeteae (Lamaiceae) i nekotoryye voprosy sistematiki [Chromosome numbers in genera of the tribe Nepeteae (Lamiaceae) and some problems of their systematics]. — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 77(2): 13–24. (In Russian)

Telepova M. N., Budantzev A. L., Shavarda A. L. 1992. Etude comparative de la secretion des terpenes par les elementes glandulaires foliaires chez differentes especes du genre Dracocephalum L. (Labiatae) // Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. Vol. 139, Lettres bot. 3: 247–264.

Budantsev A. L. 1990. Konspekt roda Dracocephalum L. (Lamiaceae), 2 [A synopsis of the genus Dracocephalum L. (Lamiaceae), 2]. —Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Vascularium. 27: 125–135. (In Russian)

Fokina G. A., Budantsev A. L. 1990. Iridoidonosnyye raseniya sem. Lamiaceae. Soobshcheniye 1. Vidy rodov Phlomis L. i Phlomoides Moench [Iridoid-bearing plants of Lamiaceae family. Communication 1. Species of the genera Phlomis L. and Phlomoides Moench]. — Rastitelnye resursy. 26(4): 550–555. (In Russian)

Kamelin R. V, Budantsev A. L. 1990. Obzor vidov roda Thymus L. vo flore MPR [Survey of species of Thymus L. genus in the flora of MPR]. — Bulletin of Moscow Society of Naturalists, ser. Biological. 95(3): 91–98. (In Russian)

Kamelin R. V, Gubanov I. A., Budantsev A. L., Ganbold E., Darijmaa Sh. 1990. Novyye vidy i rody raseniy dlya flory Mongolii i otdelnykh eye rayonov [New species and genera of plants for the flora of Mongolia and its districts]. — Bulletin of Moscow Society of Naturalists, ser. Biological. 95(1): 117–123. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 1989. Konspekt roda Dracocephalum L. (Lamiaceae), 1 [A synopsis of the genus Dracocephalum L. (Lamiaceae), 1]. — Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Vascularium. 26: 135–142. (In Russian)

Gubanov I. A., Kamelin R. V. Budantsdev A. L., Ganbold E., Darijmaa Sh. 1989. Novinki flory Vostochnoy Mongolii [New findings in the flora of Eastern Mongolia] — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 74(2): 255–267. (In Russian)

Kamelin R. V, Gubanov I. A., Budantsev A. L., Ganbold E., Darijmaa Sh. 1989. Tri novykh roda sosyudistykh raseniy vo flore Mongolii [Three new genera of vascular plants of the flora of Mongolia]. — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 74(9): 1355–1357. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 1987. Sistema roda Dracocephalum (Lamiaceae) [The system of the genus Dracocephalum (Lamiaceae)] — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 72(2): 260–267. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L. 1986. Chisla khromosom i nekotoryye voprosy sistematiki roda Dracocephalum (Lamiaceae) [Chromosome numbers and some problems in the systematics of genus Dracocephalum (Lamiaceae)]. — Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 71(9): 1211–1218. (In Russian)

Budantsev A. L., Kuzmina L. V. 1986. Obzor vidov roda Verbascum L. Sredney Azii i Kazakhstana. [Survey of species of Verbascum genus in Central Asia and Kazakhstan]. — Rastitelnye resursy. 22(2): 158–171. (In Russian)