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INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Egypt
INSTITUTION NAME Qubba Botanic Garden”
MAIN ADDRESS Qubba Botanic Garden, Palace QUBBA, Cairo (Egypt)
DESCRIPTION
AREA 48 ha
LATITUDE 31, 12 º N
LONGITUDE 30, 03 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 1960
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Horticultural cultivars and ornamentals plant, Dieffenbachia, Anthurium, Caladium, Cosmos, Dianthus, Freesia, Delphinium, Dahlia, Lilium, Narcissus, Strelitzia. Conifers such as Juniperus phoenicea, Araucaria spp., Agathis australia, Taxodium, Ginkgo, Cupressus, Pinus and Thuja. Cycads, Ficus, aquatics, roses (250 taxa), succulent cacti and Euphorbiaceae, carnivorous plants (Aldrovandra, Drosophyllum, Nepenthes, Sarracenia), epiphytic orchids, Leguminosae, particularly Acacia, palms, Myrtaceae, including Eucalyptus, Eugenia, Psidium and Pimenta. Bignoniaceae
TAXA 5000
PROGRAMMES • Scientific Research Programs (conservation, identification, breeding, genetic studies)
• University Education Programs
FEATURES AND FACILITIES • Greenhouse• Herbarium
MAIN DEFICIENCIES • Collections preserved
• Arboretum
• Horticultural Herbarium
• List of seeds, seed bank
• Catalog
• Research Facilities
OTHER INFORMATION Founded in 1960 in Qubba palace (Cairo). It opens to the public with permission of the director
SOURCES CONSULTED

Web:

www.bgci.org

www.hortinst.com

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
Botanic gardens recorded in Egypt” (CBD)

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