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Jardin Botanico - Rey Nezahualcoyotl

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Mexico - Aguascalientes - Aguascalientes

Institution Code: HUAA

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the Jardin Botanico - Rey Nezahualcoyotl

El jardín botánico Rey Netzahualcoyotl cuebta con plantas del estado de aguascalientes y otros estados de México. Contiene la sección de plantas regionales y de otros estados. la sección de plantas medicinales y la sección de plantas ornamentales tóxicas ademas de un arboretum

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico - Rey Nezahualcoyotl
Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Av. Universidad # 940, Ciudad Universitaria
Aguascalientes 20131 Mexico

Telephone: 910 74 00 Ext. 334
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Hugo Noe Araiza Arvilla
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1989
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Total Area: 3 Hectares
    Latitude: 21.8817
    Longitude: -102.2912
    Annual Rainfall: 550 mm
    Altitude: 1950.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Rey Nezahualcoyotl
  • Local Address: Av Universidad 940. Ciudad universitaria
  • Locality: City: Aguascalientes
  • Locality: State: Aguascalientes

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 23000
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
  • Special Collections:Las principales colecciones que incluye el jardín son:
    1. Arboretum, con 20 especies regionales
    2. Plantas de Aguascalientes: la colección representa la vegetación de todos los municipios de Aguascalientes con alrededor de 70 especies.
    3. Plantas medicinales la colección cuenta con 30 especies de plantas usadas regionalmente como medicinales.
    4. Plantas ornamentales tóxicas: cuenta con 20 especies de plantas tóxicas que se cultivan en jardines y casas.
    5. Plantas de otros estados de México: esta colección esta representada por 20 especies de otros estados de México.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    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: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    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: No
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes