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Jardín Botánico "Arturo E. Ragonese" JBAER

Argentina - Buenos Aires - Hurlingham

Institution Code: BAB

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

Visitor Center and Arturo Ragonese Botanic Garden´s Staff
Visitor Center and Arturo Ragonese Botanic Garden´s Staff

About the Jardín Botánico "Arturo E. Ragonese" JBAER

El Jardín Botánico "Arturo E. Ragonese” pertenece al Instituto de Recursos Biológicos, del Centro de Recursos Naturales, ubicado en el predio del Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias del Instituto de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) de Hurlingham (ex Castelar). Está localizado en el actual Partido de Hurlingham, a 34° 40’ S, 58° 39’ W, en la Provincia de Buenos Aires, República Argentina, a 30 km al Oeste de la Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires (Capital Federal)

Main Address:
Jardín Botánico "Arturo E. Ragonese" JBAER
Instituto de Recursos Biológicos - CIRN-INTA
Nicolás Repetto y De los Reseros s/n
Hurlingham
Buenos Aires 1686 Argentina

Telephone: 54-(0) 11-4621-1309
Fax: 54-(0) 11-4481-2360/6903
URL: http://www.inta.gov.ar/irb/actual/actualidad.htm
Primary Email: botanicoragonese@cnia.inta.gov.ar

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dra. Ana Maria Molina
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number:
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: N
    Status: State: Y
    Status: Educational: Y
    Status: Municipal: N
    Status: Satellite: N
    Status: Trust: N
  • Date founded: 1947
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Y
    Landscaped Area: Size: 25 Hectares
  • Total Area: 30 Hectares
    Latitude: -34.6104
    Longitude: -58.6745
    Annual Rainfall: 1050 mm
    Altitude: 22.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 70 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardín Botánico Arturo E. Ragonese
  • Local Address: Instituto de Recursos Biológicos Centro de Investigaciones de Recursos Naturales INTA-Castelar De Los Reseros y Nicolás Repetto (ex De Las Cabañas) s.n. (1686) Hurlingham, Buenos Aires
  • Locality: City: Hurlingham
  • Locality: State: Buenos Aires

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 600
    Arboretum: Y
    Arboretum Size: 25
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: N
    Seed Bank: Y
    Published Plant Catalogue: N
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Shop: N
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: N
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 1600
    Number of Volunteers: 4

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1130
  • Special Collections:No information available.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: Y
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Y
    Guided Tours: Y
    Permanent Public Displays: Y
    Special Exhibitions: Y
    Courses for School Children: Y
    Courses for University/College Students: Y
    Courses for General Public: Y
    Education Programme: Y
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