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Limbe Botanic Garden

Cameroon - Fako Division, South West Province - Limbe

Institution Code: LIMBE

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

About the Limbe Botanic Garden

1,500 of taxa consists of 1,000 herbaceous and 500 woody trees.

Main Address:
Limbe Botanic Garden
Minitere de Lsadasd
P.O. Box 437
Limbe
Fako Division, South West Province Cameroon

Telephone: 237 433312 / 332620 (Sat phone +873 761305824 +873 761305833)
Fax: + 237 433312
URL:
Primary Email: lbgmcp@camnet.cm

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Nouhou Ndam, Director
    Curator's Name: Yusuf Bele, Herbarium Curator, lbzg@bifunde.com
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Stella Asaha

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Y
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 4.0134
    Longitude: 9.2120
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Y
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 30000
  • Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Exotic species introductions, timber trees, economic plants such as rattans and Gnetum spp. Species of tropical African Rainforest, extensive collection of regional floraPalms of Africa, endemics of Mount Cameroon, Musa. Conservation through Cultivation programme: Irvingia gabonensis, Garcinia cola, Afrostyrax kameruensis, Cola spp., Prunus africana, Gnetum, Pterocarpus soyauxii, Diospyros, Rauwolfia vomitoria, Nauclea diderichii, Terminalia spp., Enantia chlorantha, Eremomastax speciosa, Bryophyllum spp. and Physostigma venenosum.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

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