Jardin Alpin des Rochers-de-Naye "La Rambertia"

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Switzerland - Montreux

Institution Code: RAMB

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Entrance of the garden
Entrance of the garden

About the Jardin Alpin des Rochers-de-Naye "La Rambertia"

La Rambertia is a private botanical alpine garden which belongs to the society of the same name. The name was chosen in honour of Eugène Rambert (1830 - 1886), professor of French literature, poet, great naturalist and devoted member of the Swiss Alpine Club. The society provides financial support, assisted by the local railway group operating the rack railway from Montreux up to the Rochers-de-Naye. The garden cultivates plants of the mountainous regions worldwide and especially from Switzerland. The garden is a member of IPEN International Plant Exchange Network.

Main Address:
Jardin Alpin des Rochers-de-Naye "La Rambertia"
Rue de la Gare 22
CH - 1820 Switzerland

Telephone: ++41.21.989.81.81
Fax: ++41.21.989.81.80
URL: http://www.rambertia.ch/welcome/
Primary Email: bruny.m@omnibases.ch

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mr. Walter Jenelten
    Curator's Name: Mrs. Bruny Monney, Garden Manager
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Mrs. Bruny Monney, Garden Manager
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1896
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 46.4313
    Longitude: 6.9106
    Annual Rainfall: 2500 mm
    Altitude: 1980.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: LA RAMBERTIA, jardin alpin des Rochers-de-Naye
  • Local Address: Les Rochers-de-Naye c/o GoldenPass CP 1426
  • Locality: City: CH-1820 Montreux Switzerland
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 12000
    Number of Volunteers: 10

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Alpine plants particularly of Switzerland and Europe, such as Androsace helvetica, Anemone alpina ssp. alpina, Clematis alpina, Dianthus alpinus, Dianthus glacialis, Fritillaria pyrenaica, Gentiana clusii,Geranium argenteum,Leontopodium alpinum, Lilium bulbiferum, Lilium martagon, Lilium pyrenaicum, Primula glaucescens, Rhododendron hirsutum, Saxifraga oppositifolia
  • Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    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: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No