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Jardin Botanico (Instituto de Botanica)

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Chile - Valdivia

Institution Code: VALD

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Jardin Botanico (Instituto de Botanica)

The main objectives of the Valdivia Botanic Garden are:

* To show the region's indigenous plants, especially those with conservation problems;
* To make people realise that it is not enough to conserve species without also conserving the environments in which they grow;
* To show the range of growth forms of plants;
* To demonstrate the adaptions of plants to their surroundings;
* To show the main ways in which flowering plants have evolved.

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico (Instituto de Botanica)
Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, VALDIVIA, Chile

Telephone: 56 63 221313
Fax: 56 63 221313/221511
Primary Email:

Staff Details

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About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1955
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: -40.5545
    Longitude: -73.7141
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Flora of S.Chile. Native vegetation formations of Chile, including forest, scrub, prairie, steppe, dune, saltmarsh and bogs.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes