Sultan Qaboos University Botanic Garden

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Oman - Al-Khod

Institution Code: SQAK

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Sultan Qaboos University Botanic Garden
Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos University
P.O. Box 36, Al-Khod 123, Sultanate of Oman
Al-Khod
Oman

Telephone: 968-24 413333-2406
Fax: 968-24 413415
URL:
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: no director
    Curator's Name: no curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: No
  • Date founded: 1989
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 4 Hectares
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 23.5500
    Longitude: 58.0900
    Annual Rainfall: 120 mm
    Altitude: 75.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 5000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Collection is not documented and has been neglected over since 2006, due to staff anf funding shortage.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: No
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No