Jardin Botanico del Parque de Las Leyendas

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Institution Code: PLL

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico del Parque de Las Leyendas
Avenida Parque de Las Leyendas 580
Urbanización Maranga, San Miguel
Lima 32 Peru

Telephone: + 511 36449200
URL: www.leyendas.gob.pe
Primary Email: carmenmartigom@gmail.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Carlos Tejada
    Curator's Name: Carmen Martínez
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Guillermo Pino
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 9
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 6

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: Yes
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1995
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Total Area: 5 Hectares
    Latitude: -12.068436
    Longitude: -77.087587
    Annual Rainfall: 10 mm
    Altitude: 41.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Cactarium of Lima Region Endangered species Garden
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardín Botánico del Parque de Las Leyendas
  • Local Address: Av. Parque de Las Leyendas 580, San Miguel
  • Locality: City: Lima
  • Locality: State: Lima

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 4
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 600
    Number of Volunteers: 2

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

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

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: 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: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes