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Fushan Botanic garden

Taiwan - Yilan

Institution Code: FUSHA

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: Y

About the Fushan Botanic garden

Fushan Botanical Garden is a part of TFRI’s Fushan Experimental Forest. It contains woody plants from Taiwan’s mid and low-elevation areas which are collected systematically and raised to provide for forestry research, teaching practice and environmental education as well as a means of source protection. The plants displayed are categorized using the Engler system and are divided into the following categories: gymnosperm, choripetal, gampetalous and bamboo. Another section is the special plant-use area which contains species which has particular useful properties. Additionally, there are water and herbal plant sections in which plants are categorized according to their ecological performance and life-form.

Main Address:
Fushan Botanic garden
P.O. Box 132
Yilan
260 Taiwan

Telephone: 886-3-9228900
Fax: 886-3-9228904
URL: http://fushan.tfri.gov.tw/
Primary Email: fushanweb@tfri.gov.tw

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Hsiang-Hua Wang
    Curator's Name: Mr. Cheng-Feng Chen
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Y
  • Date founded: 1990
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 390 Hectares
  • Total Area: 409 Hectares
    Latitude: 24.7606
    Longitude: 121.7553
    Annual Rainfall: 3500 mm
    Altitude: 650.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 2000
    Arboretum: Y
    Arboretum Size: 15
  • Open to public: Y
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Volunteers: 100

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2600
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 710

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Ecology: Y

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Y
    Guided Tours: Y