Asociación Jardin Botanico La Laguna

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El Salvador - San Salvador

Institution Code: LAGU

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Asociación Jardin Botanico La Laguna
Urbanizacion Industrial La Laguna, Apartado Postal 1197 CG, antiguo Cuscatlan, La Libertad
San Salvador, El Salvador
San Salvador
El Salvador

Telephone: (503) 243 7970 /243 7968 /243 7971
Fax: (503) 243 5650 / 243 7968
URL: http:/
Primary Email: /

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Roberto Escobar Lechuga
    Curator's Name: Jorge Monterrosa Salomón
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1978
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 13.7034
    Longitude: -89.2073

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 24
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Native plants of El Salvador, economic plants (such as fruits, toxic and poisonous plants, food plants, fibres, etc - genera represented include Manikara, Citrus, Simarouba, Persea, Annona, Chrysophyllum, Cocos, Inga, Ceiba, Musa, Bactris, Spondias, Mamme

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: 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
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes