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West China Subalpine Botanical Garden (Sichuan)

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China - Sichuan - Chengdu

Institution Code: DUJ

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the West China Subalpine Botanical Garden (Sichuan)

Longxi-Hongkou nature reserve (360 km2)

Main Address:
West China Subalpine Botanical Garden (Sichuan)
Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dujiangyan City, Chengdu, Sichuan, 611830, China
Sichuan China

Telephone: (86-28) 87133653
Fax: (86-28) 87133653
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Zhuang Ping
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 5
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1991
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 13 Hectares
  • Total Area: 70 Hectares
    Latitude: 30.6610
    Longitude: 104.0817
    Annual Rainfall: 1800 mm
    Altitude: 1790.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: 华西亚高山植物园 (四川)
  • Local Address: 中国四川省都江堰市,邮编 611830
  • Locality: City: 成都
  • Locality: State: 四川

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 20000
  • Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 4000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 3100
  • Special Collections:RhododendronRhododendrons and rare and endangered plants of the east part of the Himalayan mountain chain.

Conservation Programmes

  • Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes