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Limbe Botanic Garden

Cameroon - Fako Division, South West Province - Limbe

Institution Code: LIMBE

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

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
Fako Division, South West Province Cameroon

Telephone: 237 433312 / 332620 (Sat phone +873 761305824 +873 761305833)
Fax: + 237 433312
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Nouhou Ndam, Director
    Curator's Name: Yusuf Bele, Herbarium Curator,
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Stella Asaha

About the Garden

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

Features and Facilities

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

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: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes