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Bibliotheque Centrale

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France - Paris

Institution Code: P

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the Bibliotheque Centrale

Location: PARIS
Founded: 1635
Garden Name: Jardin des Plantes
Address: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Service des Cultures, 43 rue Buffon, F-75005 PARIS.
Status: State
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 8,000,000

Main Address:
Bibliotheque Centrale
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle
38, rue Geoffroy - Sainte-Hilaire
75005 France

Telephone: + (0)1 40 79 36 54
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Madame Lenoir
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1624
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 48.8453
    Longitude: 2.3512
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: L'Arboretum de Chevreloup near Versailles, Paris

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 8000000
  • Seed Bank: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Trees (360 spp.), shrubs (700 spp.), orchids, succulents, cacti, Myrtaceae, Proteaceae, bromeliads, ferns, aroids, native flora, Dahlia, Canna, Abutilon, Pelargonium, Fuchsia, Paeonia, Saintpaulia, alpines, useful plants (2,000 taxa). The Museum National

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