Orman Botanic Garden

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Egypt - Cairo

Institution Code: CAI

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

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About the Orman Botanic Garden

Orman Botanic Garden was founded in 1875 the Garden occupies an area of 28 feddans.It contains a herbarium building and seeds exchange. In the garden is a rocker garden 1.5 feddans where succulents and many cactus species.There is a pond with water and marsh-plants among,which are found the two most famous plants on ancient Egypt Papyrus and Lotus.There is also a rose garden 2 feddans and rarely species of Ficus_Palm_Bamboo and Conifers.

Main Address:
Orman Botanic Garden

Telephone: 01006400515
Primary Email: HalaHassan60@yahoo.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr.Sayed Hussein Ahmed
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Mrs.Hala Hassan

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1875
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Latitude: 30.0571
    Longitude: 31.2272
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: حديقة الاورمان النباتيه Orman Botanic Garden
  • Local Address: الاورمان _الجيزه _مصر Egypt Giza Orman
  • Locality: City: مصر EGYPT
  • Locality: State: الجيزه GIZA

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Conifers, palms, cacti, succulents, roses, bamboo, Ficus, aquatic plants, Strelitzia
    1)Acacia nilotica (L.)wildex Delile........Tree
    2)Albizia Lebbek (L.)Benth ..........Tree
    3)Balanites aegyptica (L.)Pelile.........Tree
    4)Cyperus paprus L. ..........Plant aquatic
    5)Hyphaene Thebaica (L.) Mart. .........Palm
    6)Luffa Cylindricall (L.) Auth ..........Climber

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes