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Botanic Garden "Dr. Miguel J. Culaciati"

Argentina - Córdoba - Huerta Grande

Institution Code: CULACI

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

A human being is a part of the whole, called by us Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.This delusion is a kind of prison, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty.
Albert Einstein
A human being is a part of the whole, called by us Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.This delusion is a kind of prison, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. Albert Einstein

About the Botanic Garden "Dr. Miguel J. Culaciati"

The Botanical Garden's Mission is the protection of the natural and cultural heritage, especially the conservation of native species through environmental education and cultural activities.

If you have a garden and a library,you have everything you need. Cicero

Main Address:
Botanic Garden "Dr. Miguel J. Culaciati"
San Martin 668,
Huerta Grande
Córdoba 5174 Argentina

Telephone: 54-(0)3548-425496
Fax: mobil 03548 15430406
URL: http://jardinbotanicohuertagrande.blogspot.com/
Primary Email: paulaculaciati@gmail.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Sra. Maria Paula Culaciati
    Curator's Name: Biologa Marta Lagrotteria
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Mario
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number: 4
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Y
    Status: Educational: Y
  • Date founded: 1989
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Y
    Landscaped Area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 3 Hectares
    Latitude: -31.0768
    Longitude: -64.4919
    Annual Rainfall: 700 mm
    Altitude: 978.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardin Botanico "Dr. Miguel J. Culaciati"
  • Local Address: Ave. San Martin 668
  • Locality: City: Huerta Grande, Cordoba
  • Locality: State: Argentina

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 230
    Arboretum: Y
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 3000
    Number of Volunteers: 25

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:The living collection of ¨Dr. Miguel J. Culaciati¨ Botanic Gardens, comprising some 300 specimens. Native and exotic plants. Worthwhile medicinal plants from Sierras de Cordoba, trees and shrubs. the collections continue growing, recording different cultural uses of plants within the communities

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Y
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Y
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Y
    Reintroduction Programme: Y

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Y
    Ecology: Y
    Education: Y
    Ethnobotany: Y
    Exploration: Y
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Y
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Y
    Urban Environments: Y

Education Programmes

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