Jardin Botanico Culiacán

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Mexico - Sinaloa - Culiacán

Institution Code: SINAB

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level IV

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico Culiacán
Av. Las Americas 2131, Col. Burocratas
Sinaloa 80030 Mexico

Telephone: (667) 715-0036 ext. 201
URL: http://botanicoculiacan.org
Primary Email: erika@botanicoculiacan.org

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Carlos Murillo Michel
    Curator's Name: Erika Pagaza Calderón
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Erika Pagaza
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 25
    Educational Staff Number: 6
    Research Staff Number: 6
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1986
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 7 Hectares
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 24.8041
    Longitude: -107.3878
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardín Botánico Culiacán
  • Local Address: Av. de las Américas N.2131 Col. Burócrata
  • Locality: City: Culiacán
  • Locality: State: Sinaloa

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 300
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 20
  • 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: 115000

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1700
  • Special Collections:We have 17 plant collections,
    but in number of species the principal are:

    Cactaceae with 219 species
    Arecaceae with 187 species
    Fabaceae with 103 species
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    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: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: 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: No
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes