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Jardin d'Oiseaux Tropicaux

France - La Londe-les-Maures

Institution Code: LOMAU

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Yucca carnerosana
Yucca carnerosana

About the Jardin d'Oiseaux Tropicaux

Botanical and zoological garden located in south-east of France. Living collections focus on monocotyledone succulents, bamboos and palms.

Main Address:
Jardin d'Oiseaux Tropicaux
RD 559
Quartier Saint-Honoré
La Londe-les-Maures
83250 France

Telephone: 00 33 4 94 35 02 15
Fax: 00 33 4 94 05 27 79
URL: www.jotropico.org
Primary Email: jmdupuyoo@yahoo.fr

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jean-Michel Dupuyoo
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Private Collection
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1989
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 4 Hectares
  • Total Area: 5 Hectares
    Latitude: 43.1642
    Longitude: 6.2423
    Annual Rainfall: 700 mm
    Altitude: 35.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 180 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 3
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 35000
    Number of Volunteers: 1

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 200
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Special Collections:Agavaceae: Agave 300 taxa, Yucca 40 taxa

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: Yes
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