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Arboretum i Jardí Botànic Pius Font i Quer

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Spain - Lleida

Institution Code: AJBLL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Arboretum i Jardí Botànic Pius Font i Quer

The Dr. Pius Font i Quer Arboretum is composed of an area of ​​nearly 7 hectares of land where you will find a complete collection of living plants for more than three hundred tree species of trees and shrubs, arranged according to the major forest biomes of the Earth.

In this botanical garden, the trees are especially concerning, so we present four largest forest biomes in the world: boreal forests, deciduous forests, temperate rainforests and sclerophyllous forests. Within each of these biomes have been rebuilt up to 16 atmospheres representative wooded lots.

Our Arboretum is named after the renowned Lleidan scientist, Dr. Pius Font i Quer (1888-1964) in recognition of his important research work and, above all, informative service to botany.

This is a site dedicated to spreading knowledge about the plant world and to raise public awareness about the value of biodiversity and the role it plays for humanity, emphasizing the need to conserve the natural environment against increasing threats.

Main Address:
Arboretum i Jardí Botànic Pius Font i Quer
ETSEA Campus
25198 Spain

Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Josep Antoni Conesa Mor, Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 7 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.626417
    Longitude: 0.601892
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 7
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Plant Breeding: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Agriculture: Yes

Education Programmes

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