Jardin Botanico de Quito

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Ecuador - Pichincha - Quito

Institution Code: QUITO

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Jardin Botanico de Quito

Jardin Botanico de Quito directs its efforts with dynamism to become a leading, efficient and recognized organization in the management of the plant resources of the Ecuadorian Andes.

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico de Quito
Passage # 34, Rumipamba E6-264 and Av Shirys, Interior Parque La Carolina.
Pichincha 170102 Ecuador

Telephone: +593 02 333-2516
URL: http://www.jardinbotanicoquito.com/
Primary Email: infojbq@jardinbotanicoquito.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Carolina Jijón
    Curator's Name: Luis Baquero
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Tatiana Jaramillo
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 6
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 2005
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: -0.2294
    Longitude: -78.5242
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Native Andean species, Andean woodland species, native fruits (Annonaceae), high mountain wetland plants, succulents, plants from Paramo vegetation, palms, plants from humid mountain forests composed of Araceae, Gesneriaceae, Orchidaceae, Bromeliaceae, Fi

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes