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Jardín Botánico de Lago Puelo

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Argentina - Provincia del Chubut - Lago Puelo

Institution Code: LAPU

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

South wooden trail
South wooden trail

About the Jardín Botánico de Lago Puelo

In this Garden of 16 hectares it is possible to know part of the beautiful diversity of plants and its relation with the environment and the society. Many trails guide you into the relationship among plants, animals, environment and society. Rest areas, shaded places and seats complete the visit.

Main Address:
Jardín Botánico de Lago Puelo
Parque Nacional Lago Puelo
Lago Puelo
Provincia del Chubut 9211 Argentina

Telephone: + 54 2944 499064
Fax: + 54 2944 499232
URL: www.jardinbotanicolagopuelo.blogspot.com
Primary Email: jardinbotanicolagopuelo@apn.gov.ar

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Augusto Luis Sanchez
    Curator's Name: Marcos Alfredo Ocampo
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number:
    Educational Staff Number: 6
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 2006
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 16 Hectares
  • Total Area: 16 Hectares
    Latitude: -42.090978
    Longitude: -71.611140
    Annual Rainfall: 1800 mm
    Altitude: 190.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardín Botánico de Lago Puelo
  • Local Address: Parque Nacional Lago Puelo
  • Locality: City: Lago Puelo
  • Locality: State: Chubut

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 10000
    Number of Volunteers: 10

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

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