Jardim Botânico de Lajeado

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Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul - Lajeado

Institution Code: LAJ

BGCI Member: No

About the Jardim Botânico de Lajeado

Lageado´s Botanic Garden, is located in Lajeado City, in the brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, south of the country. It was created in september 18 of 1995, by the means of the municipal law n° 5.721, with 26 hectares the local is considered by the director plan of the city as an area of enviromental priority for conservation. Today the Botanic garden is linked to de Enviromental Education Center by the means of the Municipal Decret n°6.330, of 17 June of 2005.
A natural processes of ecological restauration of the vegetation is taking place since the creation of de botanical garden, where today the landscape has diferent levels of forest sucession.Today we are able to see the consolidation of the understory, and recovery of degradated areas, as a result of politcs for consolidation of the area as a conservational priority.
Today the Botanical Garden of Lajeado is dedicated to preservation, enviromental education and recreation, all of these activities are regulated by the Lajeado´s Botanic Garden Regulation Code and by it's director plan.

Main Address:
Jardim Botânico de Lajeado
Avenida Carlos Spohr Filho (Rodovia ERS 413), nº 3655, bairro Moinhos D'Água
Rio Grande do Sul 95904856 Brazil

Telephone: +55 51 39821099
URL: http://www.lajeado.rs.gov.br/?titulo=Jardim%20Bot%E2nico&template=hotSite&categoria=967&codigoCategoria=967&tipoConteudo=INCLUDE_MOSTRA_CONTEUDO&idConteudo=3343
Primary Email: sema.jardimbotanico@lajeado.rs.gov.br

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Edith Ester Zago de Mello
    Curator's Name: Edith Ester Zago de Mello
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 6
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1995
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 13 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 13 Hectares
  • Total Area: 26 Hectares
    Latitude: -29.4685
    Longitude: -51.9652
    Annual Rainfall: 1500 mm
    Altitude: 49.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Lajeado Botanic Garden
  • Local Address: Carlos Spohr Filho - ERS 413 n°3655
  • Locality: City: Lajeado
  • Locality: State: Rio Grande do Sul

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 10
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 25000

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:- bromeliad, cacti and orchids collection
    - atlantic forest trees collection
    - threatened species collection
    - exotic trees collection
    - etnobotanic collection
  • Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Education: 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
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes