EGYPT 9
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Egypt
INSTITUTION NAME Botanic Garden, Botany Department. University of Alexandria
MAIN ADDRESS Botanic Garden Botany Department; Faculty of Science University of Alexandria. Moharram Bey, Alexandria (Egypt) Tel: 0203 492299
DESCRIPTION
AREA 1 ha
LATITUDE 30, 10 º N
LONGITUDE 29, 50 º E
ALTITUDE 50 m
PRECIPITATION 150 mm
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS University
INSTITUTION TYPE Botanical Garden located at the University of Alexandria
DATE FOUNDED 1942
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Cactus, palms, begonias, crotons, ferns, Dieffenbachias, Calathea, Pandanus, Selaginella
TAXA 150
PROGRAMMES • Research programs in Taxonomy
• Specialized courses for students
• Educational courses in botany
FEATURES AND FACILITIES • 4 greenhouses
• 8 orchards
• Herbarium (500 specimens)
• Laboratory and research facilities• Collections preserved: Selaginella
MAIN DEFICIENCIES • Catalog
• Seed bank, Genebank
• Arboretum
OTHER INFORMATION It opens to the public with permission of the director. Maximun: 200 visitors per year
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:www.bgci.org

www.cbd.int

Documents:

Egypt. First National report to the Convention on Biological Diversity”. December, 1997. Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs. Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. National Biodiversity Unit

Egypt Country Profile” (CIHEAM)
Botanic gardens recorded in Egypt” (CBD)

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