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Corporate entry Museu do Eucalipto (1916 - )

From
1916
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Functions
Eucalypt display centre, Forest or Timber Industries and Forest Science
Alternative Names
  • Floresta Estadual Edmundo Navarro de Andrade (FEENA) (Also known as)
Location
Navarro de Andrade State Forest and Park, Brazil

Summary

In 1916, Navarro de Andrade commenced work on the Museu do Eucalipto at Rio Claro in the Sao Paulo area. The aim for this museum was to store and display artefacts and wood samples and become a knowledge centre on eucalypts.

It is now known as the Floresta Estadual Edmundo Navarro de Andrade (FEENA) and under the ownership of the Sao Paulo Institute of Forestry.

Related People

  • Andrade, Edmundo Navarro de (1881 - 1941)

    The garden was established in 1909. De Andrade took up residence in the garden and established a eucalyptus research centre, named the Museu do Eucalipto, in 1916.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M., Eucalypts: A Celebration, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010, 344 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

Christine Moje