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Jardin de Aclimatacion de la Orotava

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Spain - Tenerife

Institution Code: ORT

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardin de Aclimatacion de la Orotava
La Paz, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, TENERIFE, Canary Islands, Spain.

Fax: 922 - 384751
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: A.Arroyo Hodgson
    Curator's Name: J.A.Rodriguez Perez
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 17
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1788
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 3 Hectares
    Latitude: 28.4060
    Longitude: -16.5439
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 46175
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 188729

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 944
  • Special Collections:Palms, Aroids, Bromeliads

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes

Education Programmes