Jardin Botanico "Alejandro von Humboldt"

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Colombia - Ibague

Institution Code: HUMBO

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardin Botanico "Alejandro von Humboldt"
Barrio Santa Helena - Universidad de Tolima
730006299 Colombia

Telephone: (098)2771212 Ext 9351
Fax: (098)2644869
Primary Email: hrmosqueram@ut.edu.co

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Hilda Rocio Mosquera Mosquera
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1968
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 4.4364
    Longitude: -75.1916
    Altitude: 1170.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Jardín botánico Alejandro von Humboldt
  • Local Address: Barrio Santa Helena Parte Alta Calle 42 # 1-02
  • Locality: City: Ibagué
  • Locality: State: Tolima

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 84
  • Special Collections:Cuenta con colecciones especiales de plantas medicinales, ornamentales, y de grupos taxonómicos especiales como gramíneas, Araceae, Cactaceae, Bromeliaceae, Orchidaceae y plantas acuáticas típicas de las regiones tropicales y subtropicales.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    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
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Agriculture: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes