Neotropicum Botanical Gardens

Search again Edit this page
Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - Niteroi

Institution Code: NEO

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

About the Neotropicum Botanical Gardens

Founded in 1998, specialized in herbaceous Monocots, mainly Bromeliaceae, Heliconiaceae, Araceae and Arecaceae.

Main Address:
Neotropicum Botanical Gardens
Rua Dr. Jose Pereira Mouco
Lote 52, Varzea Das Mocas,
Rio de Janeiro CEP 24330-300 Brazil

Telephone: (21) 3701 5837 or 87250672
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Bruno Rezende Silva
    Curator's Name: Bruno Rezende Silva
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1998
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: -22.9166
    Longitude: -42.9668
    Annual Rainfall: 1600 mm
    Altitude: 170.00 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 10000 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardim Botânico Neotropicum
  • Local Address: Sítio Andrômeda, Rua Dr. José Pereira Mouco, Lote 52, Várzea das Moças, CEP 24330-300
  • Locality: City: Niterói
  • Locality: State: Rio de Janeiro (RJ)

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • 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: No
  • Number of Visitors: 10

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes