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Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux

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France - Bordeaux

Institution Code: BORD

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux

Location: BORDEAUX
Founded: 1862
Garden Name: Jardin Botanique de la Ville de Bordeaux
Address: Esplanade Linné, F-33000 BORDEAUX.
Status: Municipal
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 85,000
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Main Address:
Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux
Esplanade Linné, F-31000 Bordeaux
Bordeaux
France

Telephone: 33 5 56 52 18 77
Fax: 33 5 56 51 22 96
URL: http://www.bordeaux.fr/ville/jardin-botanique
Primary Email: j.botanique@mairie-bordeaux.fr

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr Philippe Richard
    Curator's Name: Dr Philippe Richard
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number:
    Educational Staff Number: 4
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 44.846483
    Longitude: -0.563403
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 700000
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 400000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 12218
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 5000
  • Special Collections:Native plants, plants from North America, China and Japan, etc. A systematic collection. A seed collection containing 2,000 taxa. A regular seed list is produced. Maintains a seed bank with medium-term storage capacity, containing 800 accessions, represen
  • ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes