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Jardi Botanic de Soller

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Spain - Mallorca - Soller

Institution Code: SOLLE

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardi Botanic de Soller
Ctra. Palma - Port de Soller Km. 30,5
Apartat de correus 44,
Soller
Mallorca 07100 Spain

Telephone: 971634014
Fax: 971634781
URL: www.jardibotanicdesoller.org/
Primary Email: jbs@jardibotanicdesoller.org

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: J.l. Gradaille Tortella
    Curator's Name: Magdalena Vicens
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Magdalena Vicens
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1992
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 39.7791
    Longitude: 2.7102
    Annual Rainfall: 800 mm
    Altitude: 50.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardí Botànic de Sóller
  • Local Address: Ctra. Palma-Port de Sóller Km 30,5
  • Locality: City: Soller
  • Locality: State: Mallorca

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 12000
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 15000
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2426
  • Special Collections:Flora of Mediterranean region and in particular, the flora of Balearic Islands. But as well flora from other Mediterranean islands as Corsica, Sardinia, Creta, Sicily...
    Flora macaronesica.
    Medicinal flora.
    Traditional varieties of fruits and vegetables.
    An annual seed list is prepared.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Agriculture: Yes
    Land Restoration: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes