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Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) - Herbal Garden

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Nigeria - Oyo State - Ibadan

Institution Code: FIBN

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Think green.... Nature Heals!
Think green.... Nature Heals!

About the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) - Herbal Garden

The FRIN herbal garden is established for conservation of endangered medicinal plant species in Nigeria such as Pausynatalia Johimbe, Clausena anisata, pericopsis elata, Brachystegia spp. amongst others. Some of the conserved species in the garden are subjected to screening on various ailments to justify their folkloric claims.

Main Address:
Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) - Herbal Garden
Jericho Hills
Oyo State Nigeria

Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Lawal Ibraheem
    Curator's Name: Omolola Ajayi
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Adeniyi Stella
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 4
    Educational Staff Number: 6
    Research Staff Number: 10
    Administration Staff Number: 2

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: Yes
  • Date founded: 2008
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 7.3917
    Longitude: 3.8923
    Annual Rainfall: 1500 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 200 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Herbal Garden
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Herabal Garden
  • Local Address: Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Jericho hill, Ibadan
  • Locality: City: Ibadan
  • Locality: State: Oyo

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 1500
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 100
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 50
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 250
  • Special Collections:Medicinal plants. Trees, shrubs and hebaceous perennials.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes