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12/04/2024

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: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear and uneven fading to cover, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Buxbaum -  Cactus culture based on biology
Seminal work on plant nutrition, and sets out Buxbaum's phylogenies. 23 colour photos in 12 plates, 95 text-figs, 7 folding maps 1958 8 ¾ x 5 ¾ 224 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , No dust jacket and slight marks to cover, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Eggli & Taylor -  IOS Index of Names of Cactaceae
Lists all the new Cactaceae Plant Names published in the Repertorium Plantarum Succulentarum from 1950 – 1990. 222 pages 1991 9 ½ x 6
 
Cover: Softback
Comments: Like new, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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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
Comments: , Ex library with classification number neatly on spine, lending sheet on first page and security device at back. Some wear but pretty good for ex lib - it seems to have only been borrowed once!, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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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: Dust jacket has wrinkling and has been put in a good quality plastic cover., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear and curl to edge of dust jacket, New
Price: £(GBP)45.00
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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 poor dust jacket with some small tears and loss of surface especiall on the back. The body of the book is very good., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Fold to corners of front cover with slight separation of surface laminate on corner. Slight folds across the corner of a few pages, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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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: , New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Name that Succulent'Rowley -  Name that Succulent
Whilst somewhat technical in that it gives the botanic information needed to identify the different plant families with succulent members, the authors excellent style makes it easy and enjoyable going. 268 pages 1980 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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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
Comments: Slight wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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