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The Palmetum

Townsville City Council
PO Box 1268
Map of location

Ph: 07 - 4727 8332
Fax: 07 - 4727 8929
Web Site:

Authority: Municipal - Townsville City Council
Established: 1988
Area: 16 ha
Location: University Road, Douglas Townsville
Entry Fees: None
Open: Monday to Sunday daylight hours
Number of Paid Staff: 3 - 4
Number of Volunteers: 5 - 10
Planting Records: computer
% of Plants Labelled: 60%
% Native Aust Plants: ~50%
Threatened Plant Prog: native & exotic
% of collection vouchered: ~10%
Vouchers held at: Queensland Herbarium (BRI)
Public Access Herbarium: no
Special Collections: Palms
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 Palmetum
Friend’s Address: PO Box 1729 Aitkenvale 4814
Friend’s Web Site: -

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