|Cape Verde Islands
Total no. of Botanic Gardens recorded in the Cape Verde Islands: 1.
Approx. no. of living plant accessions recorded in these botanic gardens: <500.
Approx. no. of taxa in these collections: c.100.
Estimated % of pre-CBD collections: 25%
Garden Name: Jardim Botânico Nacional “L. Grandvaux Barbosa”.
Address: Instituto Nacional de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Agrária (INIDA), Divisião de Botânica, C.P. 84, PRAIA
Situated: At Ribeirão Galinha (S. Jorge dos Órgãos, 1 km. from INIDA.
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 4,000
Ex situ Collections:
Endemic and native plants of Cape Verde, such as Phoenix atlantica, Euphorbia tuckeyana, Echium hypertropicum and E. stenosiphon, Artemisia gorgonum, Micromeria forbesii, Aeonium goregoneum, Campanula jacobaea; ornamental plants, plants useful for agriculture and silviculture.
No. of taxa: 80 (spp.)
Rare & Endangered plants: Unknown
Special Conservation Collections: A germplasm bank of the Cape Verde Islands is planned.