Botanic Garden of the National Museum of Natural Science

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Taiwan, China - Taichung

Institution Code: TAICH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Botanic Garden of the National Museum of Natural Science
1 Kuan Chien Rd,
40453 Taiwan, China

Telephone: 886-4-23226940
Fax: 886-4-23285326
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Ching-I Peng
    Curator's Name: Dr. Aleck T. Y. Yang
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Wei-Hsin Hu
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number: 4
    Research Staff Number: 10
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1999
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 24.1617
    Longitude: 120.6884
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: 殸棫帺慠壢泏攷暔娰怉暔墍
  • Local Address: 404戜拞巗娰慜楬堦錴
  • Locality: City: 戜拞巗
  • Locality: State: 戜鄐

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 32767
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 65535
    Number of Volunteers: 200

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 800
  • Special Collections:Taiwan triopcal and subtropical native plants

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: 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