Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l'Universite de TOURS

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International Agenda Registration: No

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About the Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l'Universite de TOURS

Location: TOURS
Founded: 1843
Garden Name: Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l’Universite de Tours
Address: Mairie, Service des Parcs et Jardins, 3 rue des Minimes, 37032 TOURS Cedex.
Status: University and municipal
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of he

Main Address:
Jardin Botanique de la Ville et de l'Universite de TOURS
35 boulevard Tonnellé, 37000 TOURS, France.
Mairie, Service des Parcs et Jardins, 1 à 3 rue des Minimes, 37926 TOURS Cedex 9, France.
France 37926 France

Telephone: 33 2 47 21 62 67
Fax: 33 2 47 21 62 90
URL: www.tours.fr
Primary Email: parcs-jardins@ville-tours.fr

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Laurence Chapacou (Ville) et Gaëlle Glevarec (Université)
    Curator's Name: Sylvie Saulnier
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 9
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1843
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Total Area: 5 Hectares
    Latitude: 47.3902
    Longitude: 0.6888
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 400 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 120
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 300
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 27000

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Gymnosperms (85 spp., 105 cvs), woody plants in the arboretum (139 spp. and 33 cvs), systematic plant collection (30 spp.), shrubs (425 spp.), herbaceous plants used for food, textiles, poisons and toxic plants, fruits, dyes. Ericaceae, Rutaceae, medicina

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes