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Instituto de Botanica 'Gonçalo Sampaio'

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Portugal - Portugal - Porto

Institution Code: PO

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Instituto de Botanica 'Gonçalo Sampaio'
R. do Campo Alegre 1191
Portugal 4150-181 PORTO Portugal

Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Paulo Farinha Marques
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1951
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.1562
    Longitude: -8.6573
    Annual Rainfall: 1200 mm
    Altitude: 60.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 1200 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Jardim da Casa Burmester
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardim Botânico
  • Local Address: Rua do Campo Alegre 1191 4150-181 PORTO
  • Locality: City: Porto
  • Locality: State: Portugal

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Orchidaceae, Cactaceae, Rhododendron, Gymnospermae, Camellia,

Conservation Programmes

  • Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes