Xia-Ping Tropical Botanic Garden of the Experimental Forest

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Taiwan, China - Nantou - JuShan

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Xia-Ping Tropical Botanic Garden of the Experimental Forest
National Taiwan University
No.21-6, Fangping Ln.
Nantou 557-05 Taiwan, China

Telephone: 886-49-2645762
Fax: 886-49-2661350
URL: www.exfo.ntu.edu.tw/cht/
Primary Email: operate@exfo.ntu.edu.tw

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Ya-Nan Wang
    Curator's Name: Dr. Ya-Nan Wang
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Chih-Kai Yang
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 5
    Administration Staff Number: 4

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1966
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 9 Hectares
    Latitude: 23.45
    Longitude: 120.45
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: 下坪熱帶植物園
  • Local Address: 557-05南投縣竹山鎮枋坪巷21之8號
  • Locality: City: 南投市
  • Locality: State: 台湾

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 88636
    Number of Volunteers: 167

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 4000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Special Collections:triopcal and subtropical native plants

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: 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