Descripción

Modern botanical garden integrated by research laboratories, herbarium, germ-plasm bank and collections of alive plants of macaronesic flora (mainly from Canary Islands), cactus garden, and palmetum. It was created in 1952 by the Swedish naturalist Eric Sventenius. The Garden has vocation in the study and conservation of the flora from Canary Islands. It is an institution dependent to the Insular Town Cuncil of Gran Canaria.

Información general
Objetivos

1- Conservation and research of the flora from Canary Islans (Taxonomy, Palynology, reproductive Biology, in vitro culture, diversity of the populations, etc., 2- Preservation of a Herbarium

Puntos fuertes

1- Biology of the reproduction, 2- Taxonomy (nomenclature and Sistematics), 3- Palynology, 4- Chorology and cartography of flora and vegetation.

Restricciones de acceso

Free to the garden. Appointment and application are required to the herbarium, germ-plasm bank and laboratories.

Cobertura Taxonómica
Nombres Científicos

algunos/as Protista.

Nombres Comunes

algunos/as hongos, algunos/as líquenes, algunos/as macroalgas, principalmente plantas.

Cobertura Geoespacial

principalmente Islas Canarias (España).

Localización Temporal
Cobertura Temporal

todo(s) taxón existente.

Recursos de la colección