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Jardin Botanico del Instituto de Biologia (UNAM)

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Mexico - Distrito Federal - Mexico City, Coyoacan

Institution Code: MEXU

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico del Instituto de Biologia (UNAM)
Universidad Autonoma de Mexico
Circuito Exterior s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, Copilco, A.P. 70-614
Mexico City, Coyoacan
Distrito Federal 04510 Mexico

Telephone: (52) 5616 1297
Fax: (52) 5622 9046
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Javier Caballero
    Curator's Name: Linda Balcazar, Head of Education
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1959
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 19.3253
    Longitude: -99.6045
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Agavaceae (175 taxa - Agave 109 taxa, Yucca 22 taxa), Nolinaceae (30 taxa - Dasylirion - 14 taxa), Cactaceae, Opuntia, Orchidaceae, Pinaceae, Arecaceae, plants of economic use.

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes