Jardim Botânico Plantarum

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Brazil - São Paulo - Nova Odessa

Institution Code: NOVAO

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardim Botânico Plantarum
Av. Brasil 2000
Nova Odessa
São Paulo CEP 13.380-410 Brazil

Telephone: +55 (0)19 3466 5587
Fax: +55 (19) 34666160
URL: http://www.ufsb.edu.br/jardimbotanicofloras/
Primary Email: plantarum@plantarum.com.br

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Harri Lorenzi
    Curator's Name: Harri Lorenzi
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Harri Lorenzi (Director)
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 8
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 2011
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 9 Hectares
  • Total Area: 9 Hectares
    Latitude: -22.7836
    Longitude: -47.2875
    Annual Rainfall: 1300 mm
    Altitude: 530.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 2000 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 1000 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardim Botânico Plantarum
  • Local Address: Av. Brasil 2000 Jardim Marajoara
  • Locality: City: Nova Odessa
  • Locality: State: São Paulo

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 25000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 3
  • 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: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 20
    Number of Volunteers: 3

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 12
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 4
  • Special Collections:Mainly Brazilian Flora, with enfases on the families: Arecaceae, Araceae, Amaryllidaceae, Aristolochiaceae, Begoniaceae, Bignoniaceae and Gesneriaceae.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: Yes
    Agriculture: Yes
    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: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes