Jardim Botânico de São Paulo

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Institution Code: SP

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Jardim Botânico de São Paulo
Instituto de Botânica, Av. Miguel Estefano 3031, Caixa Postal 400501051 SAO PAULO-SPBrazil.
São Paulo
São Paulo 04.301-902 Brazil

Telephone: 55 11 5073 6300 ext 225
URL: www.ibot.sp.gov.br
Primary Email: jdbotanicosp@ibot.sp.gov.br

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Domingos Sávio Rodrigues
    Curator's Name: Domingos Sávio Rodrigues
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1938
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 36 Hectares
    Latitude: -24.1140
    Longitude: -46.6596
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:About 50,000 accessions. Orchids (about 20,000 accessions), ornamentals (about 5,000 accessions), aquatics, terrestrial fungi (about 1,000 accessions), palms, economic plants including fruit trees and hardwoods, Gerneriaceae, Marantaceae, pteridophytes,
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    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: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes