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Jardin Botanico Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlan UNAM

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Mexico - Mexico - Cuautitlan Izcalli

Institution Code: FES

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlan UNAM
Km 2.5 Carr. Cuautitlan-Teoloyucan
Cuautitlan Izcalli
Mexico 54700 Mexico

Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Abel Bonfil Campos
    Curator's Name: Madel Jimenez Romano
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1990
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: No
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 19.3253
    Longitude: -99.6045
    Annual Rainfall: 650 mm
    Altitude: 2240.00 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 100 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardín Botánico de la FES-Cuautitlán, UNAM
  • Local Address: Km. 2.5 carr. Cuautitlán-Teoloyucan
  • Locality: City: Cuautitlán Izcalli
  • Locality: State: Edo. de México

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 7000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: No
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1000
    Number of Volunteers: 5

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Pinaceae, Fagaceae, Cactaceae, Orchidaceae, medicinal plants.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes

Education Programmes