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Jardin Etnobotanico y Museo de Medicina Tradicional y Herbolaria

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Mexico - Morelos - Cuernavaca

Institution Code: ACAPA

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Jardin Etnobotanico y Museo de Medicina Tradicional y Herbolaria
Matamoros No. 14 Col., Acapatzingo
Morelos 62440 Mexico

Telephone: 52 (777) 3 12 59 55
Fax: 52 (777) 3 12 31 08
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Shanti Lesur Gonzalez
    Curator's Name: Biol. Lizandra Salazar Goroztieta
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1979
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 18.9088
    Longitude: -99.2241
    Annual Rainfall: 1 mm
    Altitude: 1490.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Nahuatl and spanish
  • Local Address:
  • Locality: City: Cuernavaca
  • Locality: State: Morelos

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 318
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 27
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 822
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 100
  • Special Collections:Medicinal plants, Orchidaceae, Cactaceae and Tropical dry forest

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes