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Jardin Botanico y Arboreta de Alta Cima

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Mexico - Tamaulipas - Alta Cima

Institution Code: ALCIM

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico y Arboreta de Alta Cima
El Cielo Biosphere Reserve
Alta Cima
Tamaulipas Mexico

Telephone: 405-949-1069(U.S.); +(831) 183-72-28(Mexico)
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Johnson Bridgwater
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Eduardo Padron Serrano
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded:
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 7 Hectares
    Latitude: 22.9166
    Longitude: -99.0333
    Altitude: 800.00 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 100 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 5
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 362
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 42
  • Special Collections:Butterfly GardenWe are currently preparing the following displays of rare and endangered species: 1)cactus, 2)orchids, and 3)cycads of northeastern Mexico.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes

Education Programmes