Jardín Botánico de Cartagena "Guillermo Piñeres"

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Colombia - Bolivar - Turbaco

Institution Code: JBGP

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardín Botánico de Cartagena "Guillermo Piñeres"
Sector Matute, km 5 Autopista I-90 (Cartagena–Turbaco)
Turbaco
Bolivar 131007 Colombia

Telephone: +57 (5) 6637207
Fax: +57 (5) 6638340
URL: http://jbgp.org.co
Primary Email: direccion@jbgp.org.co

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Santiago Madriñán
    Curator's Name: Mauricio Bernal
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Mauricio Bernal
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1978
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 6 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Total Area: 9 Hectares
    Latitude: 10.354644
    Longitude: -75.429485
    Annual Rainfall: 232 mm
    Altitude: 100.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Economic plants. A wide range of tropical ornamentals, trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Native trees and shrubs, especially from the Cartagena and lowland Caribbean coastal areas of Colombia. Palms, fruit trees, xerophytic plants, medicinal plants
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    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: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes