Jardim Botânico Inhotim

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Brazil - Minas Gerais - Brumadinho

Institution Code:

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardim Botânico Inhotim
Instituto Cultural Inhotim, Rua B, 20, Inhotim-
Rua Antônio de Albuquerque, 215, Funcionários-Belo Horizonte, MG cep 30112-010
Minas Gerais 35460-000 Brazil

Telephone: 55 31 35719827
Fax: 55 31 35719827
URL: http://www.inhotim.org.br
Primary Email: info@inhotim.org.br

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Antônio Grassi
    Curator's Name: Juliano Borin
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 65
    Educational Staff Number: 10
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 2006
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 82 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 31 Hectares
  • Total Area: 134 Hectares
    Latitude: -20.1242
    Longitude: -44.2196
    Annual Rainfall: 1325 mm
    Altitude: 900.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 4000 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 5000 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 200000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 5100
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 4000
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

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

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: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes