Total no of Botanic Gardens recorded in Honduras: 3



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Honduras

Total no. of Botanic Gardens recorded in Honduras: 3.

Approx. no. of living plant accessions recorded in these botanic gardens: Probably c.10,000

Approx. no. of taxa in these collections: Probably c.4,000 (2,500 spp.)

Estimated % of pre-CBD collections: 90%
Location: F. MORAZAN

Founded: 1942

Garden Name: Biblioteca Wilson Popenoe

Address: Escuela Agricola Panamericana, Apartado Postal 93, TEGUCIGALPA.

Status: Educational Establishment

Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 100,000

Ex situ Collections:

Tropical trees and shrubs, ornamentals, native plants.

No. of taxa: Unknown

Rare & Endangered plants: Yes, threatened plants of Honduras

Special Conservation Collections: Local plants, several species from threatened habitats.
Location: SAN PEDRO SULA

Founded: Unknown

Garden Name: Jardín Botánico Municipal Perez Estrada

Address: Municipalidad de San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Status: Municipal

Herbarium: Unknown

Ex situ Collections:

No information available.

No. of taxa: Unknown

Rare & Endangered plants: Unknown


Location: TEGUCIGALPA

Founded: Unknown

Garden Name: The Arboretum Zamorano/Escuela Agricola Panamericana

Address: Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Biology, Zamorano, PO Box 93, TEGUCIGALPA.

Status: State

Herbarium: Unknown.

Ex situ Collections:

No information available.

No. of taxa: Unknown

Rare & Endangered plants: Unknown.


Location: TELA

Founded: 1925

Garden Name: Lancetilla Botanic Garden & Research Center

Address: Apartado Postal 49, TELA, Atlantida

Status: State

Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 200

Ex situ Collections:

400 ha experimental plantation. A rich collection of economic plants, particularly fruit trees. Plantains – one of the richest and most diverse collections in the world. Timber trees (60 spp.). Asian fruit plants (636 spp., 392 genera and 107 families), orchids, palms, bamboos, Garcinia mangostana (mangosteen), Lecythis elliptica (sapulcaria), Terminalia arjuna (arjuna) Amelina arborea (white teak), Citrus spp., Pimenta acris (bay rum), Canarium ovatum (pilli nut), Theobroma cacao (cacao), Senegal mahogany, Nephrelium mutabile (pulasan), Litchi chenensis (lichee), Eucalyptus deglupta, coffee, Khaya ivorensis (Lagos mahogany), Nephelium lappaceum (rambutan), Mangifera indica (mango), Swietenia macrophylla (caoba), Myristica fragrans (nutmeg), Eugenia dombeyi (grumichama), Myrciaria cauliflora (jaboticaba), Tectona grandis (teak), Cybistax donnell-smithii (San Juan primavera), Elaeis guineensis (African oil palm), black pepper, avocado, Roystonia regia (royal palm). A biological reserve of 1,281 ha., much of which is secondary forest, is contained within the Garden.

No. of taxa: +1,000 (spp.)

Rare & Endangered plants: Unknown



Special Conservation Collections: 1,000 exotic species of fruit trees, ornamental plants and forest trees.

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