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Giardino Botanico Alpino alle Viotte di M. Bondone

Italy - TRENTO

Institution Code: TR

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Giardino Botanico Alpino alle Viotte di M. Bondone

The gardens have a focus on alpine species.

Main Address:
Giardino Botanico Alpino alle Viotte di M. Bondone
c/o MUSE Museo delle scienze,
Corso della scienza, 3
TRENTO
I-38123 Italy

Telephone: 0461 270311 (museo); 0461 948050 (giardino)
Fax:
URL: http://www.muse.it/
Primary Email: costantino.bonomi@muse.it

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr Michele Lanbinger
    Curator's Name: Costantino Bonomi
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Costantino Bonomi
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1938
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 7 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 46.0640
    Longitude: 11.1078
    Altitude: 1541.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Arco Arboretum

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 150000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 7
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 8000
    Number of Volunteers: 2

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1300
  • Special Collections:Large arboretum, mainly conifers, rock garden plants. Flora of the Alps and Appennines, species endemic to the Dolomite region, medicinal plants. Rheum officinale, Meconopsis, Incarvillea, Potentilla, Androsace, Leontopodium, Veronica and Gentiana farreri

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

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
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes
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