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Myall Park Botanic Garden

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Australia - Queensland - Glen Morgan

Institution Code: MYAL

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Myall Park Botanic Garden

Non-profit organisation
Australian natives only
Arid, semi-arid and dry tropical
Ex situ and in situ collections
Rare and endangered collections
Links flora, fauna and ecosystems

Main Address:
Myall Park Botanic Garden
1 Myall Park Road
Glen Morgan
Queensland 4423 Australia

Telephone: 61 (0)7 5445 7182
Fax: 61 (0)7 5445 7182
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Nita C. Lester
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Nita C. Lester

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1941
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 100 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 32 Hectares
  • Total Area: 132 Hectares
    Latitude: -27.21344
    Longitude: 149.63024
    Annual Rainfall: 550 mm
    Altitude: 400.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Myall Park Botanic Garden
  • Local Address: 1 Myall Park Road
  • Locality: City: Glen Morgan 4423
  • Locality: State: Queensland

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 1000
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1000
    Number of Volunteers: 35

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 3000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 572
  • Special Collections:100% of collection of Australian flora. Proteaceae, Myrtaceae, Myoporaceae, tropical Australian water lilies are just some of the examples
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Agriculture: Yes
    Land Restoration: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes