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José Celestino Mutis Garden

Listed under Botanical Gardens in Bogotá, Colombia.

  • Photo of José Celestino Mutis Garden
  • Photo of José Celestino Mutis Garden
  • Photo of José Celestino Mutis Garden
  • Photo of José Celestino Mutis Garden
  • Photo of José Celestino Mutis Garden
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This botanical garden is Colombia’s largest with greenhouses and displays featuring flora from each of Colombia’s environmentally varied regions, including several Palma de ceras, which are Colombia’s native tree, adn are quite lovely to walk along a pathway between.

Among the garden’s prized possessions and displays is a vast aquatic Amazon flower.

As well as being a place to learn about botany or take a nice stroll amongst varied foliage, this botanical garden is a site of scientific study – which is where the name comes from: José Celestino Mutis was a famous botanist who moved to Bogota in 1761. The garden even has an artificial waterfall – supposedly to assist scientific studies...

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