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Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l'Universite de TOURS

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l'Universite de TOURS

Location: TOURS
Founded: 1843
Garden Name: Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l’Universite de Tours
Address: Mairie, Service des Parcs et Jardins, 3 rue des Minimes, 37032 TOURS Cedex.
Status: University and municipal
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of he

Main Address:
Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l'Universite de TOURS
Mairie, Service des Parcs et Jardins, 1 à 3 rue des Minimes, 37926 TOURS Cedex 9, France.
France 37926 France

Telephone: 33 2 47 21 62 67 et 33 2 47 76 40 65
Fax: 33 2 47 21 62 90
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Joël Crèche et Christine Chasseguet
    Curator's Name: Gilbert Flabeau
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1843
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 6 Hectares
    Latitude: 47.3902
    Longitude: 0.6888
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Gymnosperms (85 spp., 105 cvs), woody plants in the arboretum (139 spp. and 33 cvs), systematic plant collection (30 spp.), shrubs (425 spp.), herbaceous plants used for food, textiles, poisons and toxic plants, fruits, dyes. Ericaceae, Rutaceae, medicina

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes