Jardín Botánico Cuenta Soles

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Argentina - San Luis - Carpintería

Institution Code:

BGCI Member: No

View of the Greenhouse Cactaceae Collection
View of the Greenhouse Cactaceae Collection

Main Address:
Jardín Botánico Cuenta Soles
Pedro Ponce 600
San Luis 5883 Argentina

Telephone: 01154141860
URL: Calle sin número
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Germán Roitman
    Curator's Name: Germán Roitman
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
  • Date founded: 2018
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 6 Hectares
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: -31.9877884
    Longitude: -65.2434587
    Annual Rainfall: 700 mm
    Altitude: 950.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 120 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Finca el Tala, Jardín Botanico Cuenta Soles
  • Local Address: Calle sin número
  • Locality: City: San Javier
  • Locality: State: Córdoba

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 70

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Special Collections:Collection of Cactaceae from Argentina, Perú, Bolivia and México

    Collection of Nymphaea varieties
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    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: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    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