Introduction to Lancetilla Botanical Gardens


Lancetilla is the only the Botanical Garden in Honduras and perhaps the largest in Latin America. It is located in the north of the country, near the city Tela, in the Caribbean. It comprises of a total of 1681 hectares and has a diverse collection of national and exotic flora, collected over the last

80 years from tropical areas around the world. The Botanical Garden is a department of the National School of Forest Sciences (ESNACIFOR).


History of Lancetilla