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Jardin Botanique Camifolia

France - Chemillé-Melay

Institution Code: AMJB

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: N

About the Jardin Botanique Camifolia

Location: CHEMILLE
Founded: 1976
Garden Name: Camifolia jardin des Plantes Medicinales et Aromatiques
Address: 11 rue de l’Arzille, 49120 CHEMILLE
Status: Municipal

Ex situ Collections:
Medicinal plants of

Main Address:
Jardin Botanique Camifolia
11 rue de l'Arzilllé
49120 France

Telephone: 33 2 41 49 84 98
Fax: 33 2 41 29 50 82
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Marc Angelucci
    Curator's Name: Philippe Guinhut
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: N
    Status: State: N
    Status: Educational: N
    Status: Municipal: Y
    Status: Satellite: N
    Status: Trust: N
  • Date founded: 1976
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Y
    Landscaped Area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 47.90
    Longitude: 0.55
    Annual Rainfall: 560 mm
    Altitude: 79.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 150 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 102 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 80
    Arboretum: N
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Y
    Seed Bank: Y
    Published Plant Catalogue: Y
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Y
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: N
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 17000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 520
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 480
  • Special Collections:Medicinal and aromatic plants, dye plants.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: N
    Invasive Species Policy: N
    ABS Policy: N
    Plant Collection Policy: Y

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: N
    Plant Breeding: N
    Conservation - Biology: N
    Conservation - Genetics: N
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: N
    Ecology: N
    Ecosystem Conservation: N
    Education: N
    Ethnobotany: N
    Exploration: N
    Floristics: N
    Horticulture: N
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: N
    Molecular Genetics: N
    Pollination Biology: N
    Restoration Ecology: N
    Seed/Spore Biology: N
    Systematics and Taxonomy: N
    Sustainability: N
    Pharmacology: N
    Agriculture: N
    Land Restoration: N
    Urban Environments: N

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: N
    Education Signs in Garden: N
    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: N
    Courses for General Public: Y
    Education Programme: Y
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