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Jardim Botanico da Madeira

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Portugal - Madeira - Funchal

Institution Code: MADJ

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Jardim Botanico da Madeira
Caminho do Meio - Bom Sucesso,
Madeira 9064-512 Portugal

Telephone: (+351) 291 211 200
Fax: (+351) 291 211 206
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Roberto José Abreu Jardim
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 33
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1960
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: 32.646313
    Longitude: -16.909706
    Annual Rainfall: 800 mm
    Altitude: 150.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 200 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 26368
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 340000

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2000

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes