Jardin des Plantes de Paris et Arboretum de Chevreloup

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Institution Code: P

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

ArbNet Accredited: Level III

Main Address:
Jardin des Plantes de Paris et Arboretum de Chevreloup
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Direction des Jardins botaniques
Case postale 45, 57 rue Cuvier,
Paris
F-75005 France

Telephone: + (0)1 40 79 57 37
Fax: + (0)1 40 79 38 23
URL: http://www.mnhn.fr/
Primary Email: frederic.achille@mnhn.fr

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Xavier Riffet
    Curator's Name: Frédéric Achille - Denis Larpin
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Roseline Grouard
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 74
    Educational Staff Number: 6
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 12

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: Yes
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1626
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 150 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 80 Hectares
  • Total Area: 230 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.8453
    Longitude: 2.3512
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 8000 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Arboretum de Versailles-Chèvreloup Harmas Jean-Henri Fabre Jardin alpin de la Jaÿsinia Jardin Exotique Val Rahmeh

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 200
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: Yes
    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: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 35095
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 17931
  • Special Collections:Temperate collections of trees (with apecific collections of Picea, Abies, Acer, Quercus ans tilia), shrubs, perennials and annuals
    Tropical collections with Orchids, succulents, aroids, euphornias, Palms, Cycads, bromeliads.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    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: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes