Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.

Xia-Ping Tropical Botanic Garden of the Experimental Forest

Search again Edit this page
Taiwan, China - Nantou - JuShan

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Xia-Ping Tropical Botanic Garden of the Experimental Forest
National Taiwan University
No.21-6, Fangping Ln.
Nantou 557-05 Taiwan, China

Telephone: 886-49-2645762
Fax: 886-49-2661350
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Ya-Nan Wang
    Curator's Name: Dr. Ya-Nan Wang
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Chih-Kai Yang
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 5
    Administration Staff Number: 4

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1966
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 9 Hectares
    Latitude: 23.45
    Longitude: 120.45
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: 下坪熱帶植物園
  • Local Address: 557-05南投縣竹山鎮枋坪巷21之8號
  • Locality: City: 南投市
  • Locality: State: 台湾

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 88636
    Number of Volunteers: 167

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 4000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Special Collections:triopcal and subtropical native plants

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: 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