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Jardín Botánico Estatal "Toka, naturaleza y cultura" de la Universidad Autónoma de

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Mexico - Morelos - Cuernavaca

Institution Code: MOREL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Jardín Botánico Estatal "Toka, naturaleza y cultura" de la Universidad Autónoma de
Facultad de Ciencias Biologia, Avenida Universidad 1001, Colonia Chamilpa
Laboratorio de Ecologia Centro de Investigaciones Biologia, Avenida Universidad 1001, Colonia Chamilpa
Morelos MX-62210 Mexico

Telephone: 52 (77) 73297029, 73297047
Fax: 52 (77) 73297056
Primary Email:,,

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: M Sc Rafael Monroy Martínez
    Curator's Name: M Sc Inés Ayala Enríquez
    Plant Records Officer's Name: M Sc Hortensia Colín Bahena
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number: 5
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1979
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 6 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 7 Hectares
    Latitude: 18.9833
    Longitude: -99.2333
    Annual Rainfall: 1130 mm
    Altitude: 1850.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Toka, naturaleza y cultura
  • Local Address: Ave. Universidad 1001 Chamilpa, CP 62210 Cuernavaca Morelos, M閤ico
  • Locality: City: M閤ico
  • Locality: State: Cuernavaca, Morelos

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 10
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Volunteers: 10

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes