Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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Monaco - Monaco

Institution Code: MCAR

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Jardin Exotique de Monaco

opened to the public in 1933, but created in 1899

Main Address:
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
B.P. 105
62, boulevard du Jardin Exotique
98002 Monaco

Telephone: 00.377.
Fax: 00.377.
URL: http://www.jardin-exotique.mc
Primary Email: jardin-exotique@mairie.mc

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: M. Jean-Marie Solichon
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: J.-M. Solichon
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 15
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1933
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 43.7313
    Longitude: 7.4150
    Annual Rainfall: 756 mm
    Altitude: 136.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 5000 Metres

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2000
  • Special Collections:Succulents, Cactaceae (1000 spp.), Euphorbiaceae. Notable genera include Aloe, Alluaudia, Lithops, Conophytum, Pachypodium.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: No
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No