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Orchids of the Uniamazonia Botanical Garden (JBUDLA)

Horticulture International Journal
Calderón SCA, Gasca TMJ, Correa MMA, Caicedo ADA 

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The Uniamazonia Botanical Garden (JBUDLA), is located on the campus of the University of Amazonia in Florencia - Caquetá, in the botanical gardens is able to present spaces of great importance as they manage living collections of plants in urban areas generating a suitable environment. It is an ex situ collection that houses different collections of plants with native species of Colombia and other parts of the region. Among the objectives proposed for this work was the recovery of the collection of live orchid plants of the Uniamazonia Botanical Garden, in order to strengthen the special collections of the Uniamazonia Botanical Garden since it did not have this new collection of orchids called Orquideario, These orchids belong to the Orchidaceae family. Field trips, germplasm rescue and planting were carried out in order to enrich the collection with some genera such as Rodriguezia (70), Cattleya (20), Dichaea (40) and Oeceoclades (13).


Colombia. Orchids. Inventory. Botanical Garden