Botanical Rarities at the Tapada de Ajuda

Array May


Conducted by: Ivo Meco
Location: Tapada da Ajuda
Meeting point: main gate Instituto Superior de Agronomia

For all ages
Capacity: 20 people
Duration: 90 minutes

Registration not required. Places are available on a first come, first served basis.

The Tapada da Ajuda, a natural environment featuring both forest and agriculture, is home to the university campus of the School of Agriculture (ISA).

The buildings that make up the Teaching and Research Hub of the ISA and the Astronomy Observatory Hub contain a botanical collection featuring some rarities that are worth having a look at. This guided visit leads between dragon trees (Dracaena draco), various pine species and the incredible Chilean wine palm (Jubaea chilensis).