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photo: The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount TomahThe Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah

Bells Line of Road

Ph: 02 - 4567 3000
Fax: 02 - 4567 2037
Authority: State Government of NSW (Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust)
Established: 1970 (opened 1987)
Area: 28 ha cultivated, 189 ha conservation area
Location: Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah
Entry Fees: free
Open: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5.30 pm; Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
Number of Paid Staff: 39
Number of Volunteers: 40
Planting Records: computer
% of Plants Labelled: 25%
% Native Aust Plants: 14%
Threatened Plant Prog: native
% of collection vouchered: ~12%
Vouchers held at: National Herbarium of NSW (NSW)
Public Access Herbarium: no
Special Collections: Southern Hemisphere wild collected plants
Indoor Exhibition Space: yes
Plant material available
For Public Sale: no
Exchange with other Gardens: seeds and plants
To Research Institutions: seeds and plants
Friends: Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens
Friend’s Address: Mrs Macquaries Rd Sydney 2000
Friend’s Web Site:

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