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Jardin Botanique et Arboretum Henri Gaussen

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France - Toulouse

Institution Code: TOU

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Jardin Botanique et Arboretum Henri Gaussen

Location: TOULOUSE
Founded: Early 19th century
Garden Name: Jardin Botanique Henri Gaussen
Address: Université Paul Sabatier,39 allées Jules Guesde, 31062 TOULOUSE Cedex 9
Situated: Universite Paul Sabatier, 2 rue Lamarck, 31400 TOULOUSE
Status: University

Main Address:
Jardin Botanique et Arboretum Henri Gaussen
Université Paul Sabatier,
39 allées Jules Guesde,
Toulouse
31062 cedex 9 France

Telephone: 33 5 61 55 00 11, 33 6 12 80 74 70
Fax: 33 5 61 55 00 11
URL: http://jardin-botanique.ups-tlse.fr
Primary Email: mazan@cict.fr

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Professor Dominique MAZAU
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Doctor Bernadette GROSSO
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: Yes
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1887
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: No
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 43.6037
    Longitude: 1.4429
    Annual Rainfall: 650 mm
    Altitude: 152.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 450 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Arboretum Henri Gaussen 31110 Bagnères de Luchon
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardin Botanique Henri Gaussen
  • Local Address: 2, Rue Lamarck
  • Locality: City: Toulouse
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 300000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1300
    Number of Volunteers: 5

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2500
  • Special Collections:Ethnobotanical plants, economic plants, toxic plants(840 spp), ethnobotanical tropical plants (145spp), tropical greenhouse plants, epiphytes (300 spp), succulents (730 spp.), carnivorous plants (90spp).
    arboretum of conifer(250spp)

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    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
    Education Programme: No