Jardin Botanico - Louise Wardle de Camacho

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Mexico - Puebla - Puebla

Institution Code: WARDL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Jardin Botanico - Louise Wardle de Camacho

The botanic garden "Louise Wardle de Camacho" was founded in 1993, into the zoo Africam Safari.

This Botanic Garden have a collection of native plants of Valsequillo, Puebla. And more a collection of national oaks.

We work with the general public (familys, adults, childrens and old people). The workshops are about topics whit the curriculum scholar and topics interest.

We have 4 sections: Desert plants, air's plants, deciduos forest and native plants.

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico - Louise Wardle de Camacho
Africam Safari (Carretera a Valsequillo Km. 16.5 Valsequillo)
11 Oriente 2407. Col. Azcarate
Puebla 72007 Mexico

Telephone: 222 2817000 ext 254 o 282
Fax: + 222 2817000 ext 257
Primary Email: jbotanico@africamsafari.com.mx

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Eneida Villavicencio Enriquez
    Curator's Name: Lilia Ramirez Santamaría
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1993
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Latitude: 19.0600
    Longitude: -98.1900
    Annual Rainfall: 900 mm
    Altitude: 2096.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 500
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 25000
    Number of Volunteers: 10

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1500
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 50
  • Special Collections:Cactaceae, Quercus (60 of 161 Mexican spp.)

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    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
    Education Programme: Yes