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Botany etc

Benson -  Cactaceae, in Lundell, C. L., Flora of Texas 2(2).
Completes Benson's trilogy of regional cactus floras, prior to launching his magnum opus on the cacti of USA. 14 graphic botanical plates with analysis, 1969 10 x 7 97 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Copy which has been properly hardbound, Second hand book – please see important information
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Copy in better condition than many with minimal fading and edge wear, Second hand book – please see important information
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Boke -  Development of the vegetative shoot in Rhipsalis cassytha. American Journal of Botany 42(1)
Facsimile from the Epric Foundation first published Jan 1955., One of the numerous anatomical studies by this meticulous scientist. 22 figs, photocopy. 2003 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 10 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)3.00
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Ham -  Phylogenetic implications of chloroplast DNA variation in the Crassulaceae
6 papers on the molecular biology of the Crassulaceae. Astonishing stuff, and if right may cause some upheavals in generic limits. 17 text-figs 1994 9 ½ x 6 ¾ 153 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Studies in the Opuntioideae (Cactaceae)  - includes Andean Opuntia & Tephrocacti. Succulent Plant Research Volume 6'Hunt & Taylor (ed.) -  Studies in the Opuntioideae (Cactaceae) - includes Andean Opuntia & Tephrocacti. Succulent Plant Research Volume 6
112 pages are an article by Iliff as an annotated alphabetical synopsis of Andean opuntioids including Tephrocactus, and is supplemented by four other articles by specialists in opuntioids, covering phylogeny based on molecular data by Wallace, chromosome counts and phytogeography by Pinkava, seed anatomy by Stuppy and eastern Brazilian opuntioids by Taylor et al 77 colour photos, 72 text-figs, 2 maps 2002 10 x 7 ¼ 255 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Kiesling, Roberto -  Cactales, Flora Ilustrada de Entre Rios 4.
Reprinted for Roberto KIESLING, of pages 401-444 and graphics 194-208 The contribution on cacti of a long-running standard flora. 11 x 7 ¾
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Mark to front cover, New
Price: £(GBP)6.00
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Nobel -  Remarkable Agaves and Cacti
A classic book by a well known author, which looks at how they have been used in the past, their physiology and how they function, and their future uses. Illustrated with diagrams and black and white photos, plus 4 pages of colour photos. 1994 9 ¼ x 6 166 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Nobel -  Environmental Biology of Agaves and Cacti
An academic study of how cacti and agaves respond to their environmental factors, looking in detail at Agave deserti, Ferocactus acanthodes and Opuntia ficus-indica. Many text figures including some B&W photos. 1988 10 ¼ x 7 ¼ 270 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Small tear to dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
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Nobel & Park -  The Cactus Primer
Whilst somewhat technical, this book is intended for the interested amateur who wishes to know more about the Biology of Cacti, which it accomplishes well with many sketches and B&W illustrations. 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 1986 286 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: A rather worn and slightly torn dust jacket, and quite a knock to the bottom edge of the front cover but the book pages are very good., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'Cacti - Biology and Uses'Nobel ed, Park -  Cacti - Biology and Uses
A series of essays by research scientists dealing with structure, classification, ecology, food derivatives, breeding systems, and predators of cacti. For a semi-technical readership. 2002 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 280 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £48.95), New
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Stevens -  The systematic and evolutionary significance of phytochemical variation in the Eurasian Sedoideae and Sempervivoideae (Crassulaceae)
10 collected papers, previously published elsewhere, plus glossary and summary. 39 text-figs 1995 9 ¼ x 6 ½ 210 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Trehane et al.(ed.) -  International code of nomenclature for cultivated plants 1995 Regnum Veg. Vol. 133
The sixth edition of the rules for the naming of non-botanical plants. 1995 9 ½ x 6 ¼ 175 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
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