INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Oman
INSTITUTION NAME Sultan Qaboos University Botanic Garden”
MAIN ADDRESS Sultan Qaboos University Botanic Garden. Department of Biology, Sultan Qaboos University; P.O. Box 36, Al-Khod 123, Sultanate of Oman, Al-Khod (Oman)

Institution Email Address: annette.patzelt @oman-botanic-garden.org

Telephone Number: 968-24 413333-2406
Fax Number: 968-24 413415

DESCRIPTION
AREA 4 Ha
LATITUDE 23.5500
LONGITUDE 58.0900
ALTITUDE 75.00 m
PRECIPITATION 120 mm
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS University
INSTITUTION TYPE Botanic Garden depending on the University
DATE FOUNDED 1989
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Collection of native species to Oman, with special emphasis on endemics and regional endemics
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES
  • Research programmes in Conservation – Biology, Horticulture and Ethnobotany, systematics and Taxonomy
  • Education Programmes Education Signs in Garden and guided Tours
FEATURES AND FACILITIES HerbariumArboretum
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION A master plan for a native plant collection in the Botanic Garden of the Sultan Qaboos University was developed and implemented in 2004, using plants propagated at the University. Sixty selected species have been propagated, including eighteen endemic, near-endemic or regional endemic species, and a further four species considered to be at threat at a national level
SOURCES CONSULTED Web

www.bgci.org

www.squ.edu.om

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