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Jardin Botanique de Talence

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France - Talence

Institution Code: TAL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Jardin Botanique de Talence

Location: TALENCE
Founded: 1886
Garden Name: Jardin Botanique de Talence
Address: 3, place Espeleta, 33405 Talence

Main Address:
Jardin Botanique de Talence
3, place Espeleta
33405 France

Telephone: 33 5 56 31 29 03
Fax: 33 5 57 57 19 28
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jean-Michel Mérillon
    Curator's Name: Alain Badoc
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1886
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 3 Hectares
    Latitude: 44.8127
    Longitude: -0.5907
    Annual Rainfall: 866 mm
    Altitude: 14.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 90 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 28000
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2000
  • Special Collections:Plants of pharmaceutical and economical interest. Weeds. Gymnosperms (70 taxa), Cyperaceae (100 taxa), Cucurbitaceae (95 taxa), Malvaceae (135 taxa), Polygonaceae (45 taxa), Convolvulaceae (45 taxa).
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Pharmacology: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes