Total no. of Botanic Gardens recorded in Vietnam: 5.
Approx. no. of living plant accessions recorded in these botanic gardens: 2,000 to 3,000
Approx. no. of taxa in these collections: c.1,000 spp.
Estimated % of pre-CBD collections: 50% to 60%.
Garden Name: Hanoi Botanic Garden
Address: c/o Hanoi Environment Committee, 67 Ba Trieu Street, HANOI.
Ex situ Collections:
61 native tree species and small numbers of trees from Asia, Australia, Africa and America.
No. of taxa: 94 species.
Rare & Endangered plants: No
Garden Name: Hanoi College of Pharmacy
Address: Dept of Botany, 13-15 Le Thanh Tong St, Hanoi.
Ex situ Collections: A small collection of plants used for medicinal plant and botanical teaching. A few rare and endangered Vietnamese plants included.
No. of taxa: approximately 400
Garden Name: Zoo - Botanical Park
Address: HO CHI MINH CITY
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 2,000
Orchids, decorative grasses, Cassia, native flora.
No. of taxa: Unknown
Rare & Endangered plants: Unknown
Garden Name: Saigon Botanic Garden
Address: 2 Nguyen Bink Khiem St, Q.1, HO CHI MINH CITY.
Native and exotic plants. Plants from southern Vietnam, including representatives of the genera Dipterocarpus, Hopea, Shorea, Pentacme, Vattia and Sindora.
No. of taxa: Earlier in the 20th century about 1,500 were grown but the collections have declined since 1975.
Rare & Endangered plants: Rare plants of south Vietnam:
Garden Name: Cuc Phuong Botanic Garden
Address: Cuc Phuong National Park, Hoang Long, Ninh Binh.
Herbarium: Yes Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 3,000
Small collection of native species from the Cuc Phuong National Park and region, mainly trees cultivated in germplasm plots.
No. of taxa: Approximately 150
Rare & Endangered plants:Yes.
Founded: 1997 and formally opened in 2000.
Garden Name: Tam Dao Botanic Garden
Address: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Tam Dao National Park, Km 13 Ho Son Com, Tam Dao District, Vin Phu Province
Herbarium: A small but developing herbarium recently established with voucher specimens collected in the National Park. Approx. no. of herbarium specimens: 1,000
Native plants of the Tam Dao region and National Park. Mainly plants of economic importance such as medicinals, fruit trees, fodder, food and fibre plants.
No. of taxa: approximately 250.
Rare & Endangered plants: Yes