Fundação Jardim Botânico de Pocos de Caldas

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Brazil - Minas Gerais - Poços de Caldas

Institution Code: CALDAS

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Fundação Jardim Botânico de Pocos de Caldas
Rua Paulo de Oliveira, 320
Parque Véu das Noivas
Poços de Caldas
Minas Gerais 37704-377 Brazil

Telephone: 55 35 3715 6054
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: João Neves Toledo
    Curator's Name: Silvana Vieira
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 2003
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 260 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 45 Hectares
  • Total Area: 305 Hectares
    Latitude: -21.7882
    Longitude: -46.5625
    Altitude: 1400.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Fundação Jardim Botânico de Poços de Caldas
  • Local Address: Rua Paulo de Oliveira 320
  • Locality: City: Poços de Caldas
  • Locality: State: Minas Gerais

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 40
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: No
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 150
    Number of Volunteers: 25

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2500
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1500
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

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