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Puyo Ecuador, Botanical Gardens Las Orquideas

The Botanical Gardens Las Orquideas is located in the area of Los Angeles, 15 km from the city of Puyo, in the province of Pastaza. Since 1980 began its work, including the collection of specimens characteristic of the region, identifying himself as a space called "The Botanical Garden Orchid." It is a unique place, which happens to be the clear demonstration that restoring the rainforest after this have been exploited and destroyed is very possible. This garden, meeting in its facilities orchids and trees representing the region, arranged in sections according to their application and usefulness.

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  • City:Puyo
  • Sector:South
  • Address:Los Angeles-via Union Base
  • Schedule of attention:Daily
  • Cost of revenue:5 USD

 

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The Botanical Garden Las Orquideas has 6.75 hectares of which 2 have been used for natural regeneration, 1 / 2 hectares for the construction of classrooms and cabins, the rest is used for the cultivation of ornamental plants such as anthuriums.

The garden provides a wealth of opportunities for research. Its main objective is to promote environmental education, preserving natural resources and scientific research of flora.

The garden is full of tropical flora and fauna, has to work with scientists and students for studies in the field of biology, botany, ethno-botany, entomology, and ecotourism.

The Orchid Garden has become a real tourist attraction in the city of Puyo and a haven for all kinds of insects, frogs, toads and even reptiles and mammals typical of the Amazon rainforest.

The Orchid Garden has become a real tourist attraction in the city of Puyo. This site presents an incredible diversity of plant species Amazon: 300 orchid species, 30 introduced species, 38 varieties of heliconia, 70 varieties of bromeliads, plus some species of cycads are brought from forests deforested as most of the endemic species.

It is also a haven for all kinds of insects, frogs, toads and even reptiles and mammals typical of the Amazon rainforest. It also has an area for cultivation of edible species such as cassava, potato china, white carrots, almonds, popcorn, peanut bush, bush cilantro, squash, green beans, and others.

The Botanical Gardens Las Orquideas, is considered a must to visit for ecotourism lovers, students, professionals, entrepreneurs and the general public.

Puyo Ecuador, Botanical Gardens Las Orquideas

 

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