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Jardín Botánico "Lucien Hauman"

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Argentina - Provincia de Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires

Institution Code: BAA

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Jardín Botánico "Lucien Hauman"

The Botanical Garden Lucien Hauman takes the formation as an end in the botany for careers of Degree. It depends on the National University of Buenos Aires. In spite of his limited size there possesses one of the vegetable collections important and varied of the country, with a total of 1500 species identified in culture and 380 more species of doubtful identification. For the confection of the catalogue there have not been born in mind those species that grow spontaneously.
It provides of the fresh material for the classes of botany, agricultural zoology, fitopatology, etc.

Main Address:
Jardín Botánico "Lucien Hauman"
Facultad de Agronomia Universidad de Buenos Aires,
Av. San Martin 4453
Buenos Aires
Provincia de Buenos Aires 1417 Argentina

Telephone: 54-(0) 11 4524-8069
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ing.Agr. Juan Jose Valla
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Técnico Mariano Eduardo Bello
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
  • Date founded: 1929
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: -34.7777
    Longitude: -58.5021
    Annual Rainfall: 1034 mm
    Altitude: 25.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 34 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 230000
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 800
    Number of Volunteers: 5

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1850
  • Special Collections:Grasses, native plants, cactus and succulent plants, bromeliads, anuals, plants of agronomic interest,plants of etnobotany interest.Have in cultivation endemic plants, endangered, and some species extinct in the wild.
  • Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No