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Jardí Botànic Marimurtra

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Spain - Blanes Catalunya

Institution Code: BLAN

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardí Botànic Marimurtra
Passeig Carlos Faust No9 Box 112
Blanes Catalunya
17300 Spain

Telephone: 34 (972) 330826
Fax: 34 (972) 330826
URL: www.marimurtra.cat
Primary Email: marimurtra@marimurtra.cat

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jaume Dulsat
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Jordi Fabregas
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 9
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 7

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1918
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 9 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Total Area: 14 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.4036
    Longitude: 2.4804
    Altitude: 30.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 9000
  • Seed Bank: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 110000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 12000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 60
  • Special Collections:Plants from subtropical, temperate and Mediterranean biomes, represented by vegetation groups from the five continents. A collection of tropical and Mediterranean climbing plants and old palms from around the world. Medicinal, aromatics and useful plants. Bamboos, cacti and other succeulents.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes