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INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Egypt
INSTITUTION NAME Orman Botanic Garden”
MAIN ADDRESS Orman Botanic Garden, Giza-Orman, Cairo (Egypt)Tel: 728272
DESCRIPTION
AREA 9 ha
LATITUDE 31,13 º N
LONGITUDE 30,02 º E
ALTITUDE 30 m
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State (Ministry of Agriculture)
INSTITUTION TYPE Botanic Garden depending on the Horticulture Research Institute
DATE FOUNDED 1910
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Conifers, palms, cacti, succulents, roses, bamboo, Ficus, aquatic plants, Strelitzia
TAXA 600
PROGRAMMES • No research programs• No specific educational programs• Training programs (Horticultural Programs)
FEATURES AND FACILITIES • 27 orchards
• 3 special gardens: one of Strelitzia, another of roses, and a rock garden with species adapted
• Arboretum in the garden
• Nurseries
• General Herbarium with 5.879 samples (70% are native plants) and a Horticultural Herbarium with vegetable species (according to the Horticulture Research Institute, Egypt)
• List of seeds
MAIN DEFICIENCIES • Catalog
• Seed bank
• Greenhouse
OTHER INFORMATION It was opened in 1910 as a private park in Giza. In 1917 became part by of the Ministry of Agriculture. Nowadays it is open to the public
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.bgci.org/garden

www.cbd.int

www.sis. gov. eg

www.hortinst.com
Documentos:

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 magazine”, SIS publications. Egypt State Information Service

Botanic gardens recorded in Egypt” (CBD)

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