Jardim Botânico da Universidade de Lisboa Sequoias - Lisbon, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 38° 43.132 W 009° 08.941
29S E 487045 N 4285590
Quick Description: Two Sequoia trees (Sequoia sempervirens) are located in the Jardim Botânico da Universidade de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 9/19/2010 5:59:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM9QE9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Toronar
Views: 16

Long Description:
The following information about the garden is from the Jardim Botânico da Universidade de Lisboa website (visit link) -- translated into English:

Plants including briófitos, lichens and funguses of Portugal, of the rest of Europe, of other continents and of Atlantic islands, of the Indian one and of the Peace-loving one constitute the estate of this museum, which historical collections remount to the century XVIII, collected in expeditions and travels in Africa, Brazil, Asia and Timor.

The Botanical Garden has an area of 4 ha where vegetable specimens originating from many people are observed you leave from the World, between which they surpass Cicadácias, Gimnospérmicas, palms trees and tropical fig trees. Seeds of rare and threatened sorts are preserved in the Bank of Seeds.

The Botanical Garden represents an inheritance of undeniable interest of the historical, cultural and scientific point of view. It is his mission to contribute to the scientific knowledge of plants and funguses, of his biodiversidade, conservation, proposing methods of management of the environment. The Botanical Garden has to still allow the approximation of the society to plants and funguses – base of the life in the land – providing the increase of the scientific literacia of the communities, being the only place for the scientific spread and formation.
Gattung / Species: Küstenmammutbaum (Sequoia sempervirens)

Anordnung / Arrangement: Baumgruppe / Group of trees

Webseite / website: [Web Link]

Baumhöhe / Height of the tree (m): 40

Baumdurchmesser / Diameter of the tree (m): 1

Alter / age: 70

Standort / Location: Botanischer Garten / Botanic Garden

Eintrittsgebühr / Fee: 1.50 Euros

Parkkoordinaten / Parking coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
English: To post a visit, provide a short description and at least one additional, original picture. Deutsch: Um einen Besuch zuloggen, beschreiben sie kurz die Location und senden sie ein Originalfoto, von Ihnen aufgenommen.
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