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Jardín Botánico "Arturo E. Ragonese" JBAER

Argentina - Buenos Aires - Hurlingham

Institution Code: BAB

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

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.gob.ar/botanicoragonese / https://www.facebook.com/jardinbotanico.inta
Primary Email: irb.botanicoragonese@inta.gob.ar

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Renée H. Fortunato
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 3
    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
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1947
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    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: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 600
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 25
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1600
    Number of Volunteers: 4

Plant Collections

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

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    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: Yes
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