Valdivia - Botanical Garden of the Univ. Austral de Chile
Photos by Don Porter
1/15/2006 updated 3/20/2006

The Botanical Garden is part of the University Austral. It was created in 1957. It contains an extensive sampling of local and non-local trees, shrubs, and other plants.

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Images added March 20, 2006. These include more photos from the Jardin Botanico, but also photos from adjoining areas in Valdivia. Parque Saval is a multi-purpose park, with exhibition space, picnic and recreation areas, lily pond, sculpture garden, trails in the forest, and a "canopy" course. Behind Parque Saval is the university arboretum and agricultural research station.

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