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Jardin d'Oiseaux Tropicaux

France - La Londe-les-Maures

Institution Code: LOMAU

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

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: Y
    Status: State: N
    Status: Educational: N
    Status: Municipal: N
    Status: Satellite: N
    Status: Trust: N
  • Date founded: 1989
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Y
    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: N
    Arboretum: Y
    Arboretum Size: 3
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: N
    Seed Bank: N
    Published Plant Catalogue: N
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: N
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Y
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Y
    Disabled access: Y
  • 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: Y
    Medicinal Plant Programme: N
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Y
    Reintroduction Programme: N

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: N
    Plant Breeding: Y
    Conservation - Biology: N
    Conservation - Genetics: N
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: N
    Ecology: Y
    Ecosystem Conservation: N
    Education: Y
    Ethnobotany: Y
    Exploration: Y
    Floristics: N
    Horticulture: Y
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: N
    Molecular Genetics: N
    Pollination Biology: N
    Restoration Ecology: N
    Seed/Spore Biology: N
    Systematics and Taxonomy: N
    Sustainability: N
    Pharmacology: N
    Agriculture: N
    Land Restoration: N
    Urban Environments: N

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: N
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: N
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: N
    Guided Tours: Y
    Permanent Public Displays: N
    Special Exhibitions: Y
    Courses for School Children: N
    Courses for University/College Students: N
    Courses for General Public: N
    Education Programme: Y
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