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Benson, Lyman -  The Cacti of the United States and Canada
A monumental book on these plants, well detailed and with many B&W photos and sketches and 194 colour photos. 11 ¼ x 8 ¼ 1044 pages 1982
 
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Hunt, David -  A New Review of Mammillaria Names
1987 Reprinted in consolidated form from volumes 1 – 5 of Bradleya. 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 128 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Cacti of Texas in their natural habitat'Konings, Gertrud & Ad -  Cacti of Texas in their natural habitat
A fairly large format book in which the authors cover all 136 species to be found in Texas. Designed to be attractive and understandable to non cactus specialists, it is artistically designed with many mainly larger colour photos usually including flowers and fruits, accompanied by non technical descriptions. Brief introductory sections cover the habitats where they can be found and general identification help, and concise location information and compact distribution maps complete the book. 2009 10 ¾ x 11 ½ 216 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Succulents in Nature'Guglielmone & Costanzo -  Succulents in Nature
A rather different and interesting book which looks at the concerns over succulent plant conservation. A brief introduction considers the evolution of succulent plants followed by the places and environments where they occur in the world. The areas of the world where they occur are then each considered in detail with their individual factors with final sections considering the risks and hotspots – places where there are unusually large numbers of species. Well illustrated with many interesting colour photos and maps. 2012 8 ¾ x 8 ¾ 128 pages
 
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Andersohn -  Cacti and Succulents
An attractively produced book covering all aspects of the plants and hobby, from habitat through cultivation and selected species, well illustrated. 8 ½ x 7 ¾ 1983 312 pages
 
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Zappi -  Pilosocereus - The Genus in Brazil
A thorough review of the genus, whilst somewhat technical, has plenty to interest. Well illustrated with colour and B&W photos, as well as attractive botanical sketches. 160 pages. 1994 9 ¾ x 7 ¼
 
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View larger image of 'To the Habitats Of Pediocactus and Sclerocactus'Hochstatter -  To the Habitats Of Pediocactus and Sclerocactus
The first of three books by this author on these cold hardy but challenging to grow plants, describing his travels in search of them. 170 pages including 16 of colour photos. (1990) 9 ¾ x 6 ¾
 
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Preston-Mafham -  Cacti - The Illustrated Dictionary
Packed with good quality colour photos, 6 to a page, covering the "Globular" species. 224 pages 1991 10 ¾ x 8 ¾
 
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Barthlott -  Cacti
Whilst it covers the usual range of topics for such a book, such as cultivation and species to grow, this book is unusual for other topics it goes into, such as their uses, the photomicrographs of seeds, pollen and spines, and the inclusion of more epiphytic cacti than most other books. 249 pages including 84 pages of colour photos. 1979 8 ¼ x 5 ½
 
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View larger image of 'Copiapoa in their Environment'Schulz & Kapitany -  Copiapoa in their Environment
An attractive book which relates these plants to their habitats, based on two visits to their habitats, and tries to answer some fundamental questions about them. Illustrated with many colour photos, mostly of plants in their habitats. 1996 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 176 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Echeveria Cultivars'Schulz & Kapitany -  Echeveria Cultivars
This is the book that will get you looking under the bench, the back of the staging and the office window for those plants you use to grow and haven’t worried about too much in recent years! It takes more than 150 of the best cultivars and illustrates them attractively giving concise cultivation and propagation information for each, as well as the expected introductory sections. An enthusiastic book! 2005 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 208 pages
 
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Lamb, Brian -  A Guide to Cacti of the World
An A-Z of the more generally cultivated cactus plants, with descriptions and good colour photos, many in larger format than usual. 1991 11 x 8 ½ 215 pages
 
View larger image of 'The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents'Grantham & Klaassen -  The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents
A general introduction to these plants, with very much an emphasis on the "other" succulents, including a good helping of both the new and old as well as the familiar and the less so, 192 pages. 1999 David & Charles 10 ½ x 8
 
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View larger image of 'Threatened Cacti of Mexico'Anderson Montes & Taylor -  Threatened Cacti of Mexico
Looks at 52 species thought to be threatened giving a review based on field study. Well illustrated with colour photos. 136 pages 1994 10 x 7 ¼
 
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Martin & Chapman -  Succulents and their Cultivation
Covers the entire range of the "other" succulent plants. An ideal introduction to the subject. 299 pages plus 16 pages of B&W/colour photos. 1977 8 ¾ x 5 ½
 
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Craib -  Hystrix - The natural habitat and cultivation of some southern African succulent Pelargoniums Part 1
Observations on the ecology of South African Geraniaceae, and hints on their cultivation. Also includes hints on seed raising. 1992 8 ¼ x 5 ½ 27 pages
 
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Cullmann & Gotz & Groner -  The Encyclopedia of Cacti
An introductory book which doesn’t pitch itself at a low level. About one third is introduction to growing the plants, and the rest an A-Z of Cacti to grow with good colour illustrations. 340 pages 1984 10 ¾ x 8 ½
 
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Lutz -  Feldliste Eberhard Lutz 1986 bis 1999. Sonderheft 1999 des A.f.M.
Lutz field numbers 1-673 for USA native cacti. 2 photos German 1999 8 ¼ x 6 55 pages
 
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Innes & Wall -  Cacti, succulents and bromeliads. A Wisley Gardening Companion
Brings together the 3 earlier texts: Innes, Cacti (1987 & 1992), Innes, Succulents (1989), and Wall & Innes, Air plants & other bromeliads (1988 & 1994). 142 colour photos, 9 text-figs 1995 8 ¾ x 5 ½ 192 pages
 
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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
 
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Knuth -  Geraniaceae
Reprint, originally 1912 from Engler, Das Pflanzenreich regni vegetabilis conspectus, Heft 53 Latin., 80 text-figs, pages uncut. A source-book for descriptions of all known species at that date. 198910 x 6 ½ 640 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Succulent Success in the Garden'Kapitany & Schulz -  Succulent Success in the Garden
A third book on the subject of the possible plants to grow outside in favourable climates, this time based on various locations where the plants can be grown, written by two Australian nurserymen, and again well illustrated with many good size and quality photos. 2001 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 96 pages
 
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Rowley, Gordon -  Field numbers of succulent plants
GR numbers 1-614 (1968-83), with names and localities. 4 composite sketches + 5 black and white photos 1986 6 ½ x 5 59 pages
 
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Lau -  Feldnummern-Liste Alfred B. Lau Volume 1 Mexico 1972 - 1992
Updated list with additional comments in German and English 1992 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
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Bell, Shirley-Anne -  Success with Cacti and Other Succulents
A good introductory book to these plant, giving good information on where to grow them, how to look after them and which species you might grow. 2005 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 160 pages
 
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Chapman, Martin & Auger -  Cacti & their cultivation
This is the book which started me growing Cacti – by its straightforward advice on getting plants to flower by selecting what to grow and how to look after it – and it worked on a window sill! 13 full page colour photos to whet your appetite supplemented by quite a few in black and white – but it is the advice that makes the book! 1971 10 x 6 206 pages
 
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Mays ed, Harry -  Succulent Liliaceae League of America and the Haworthia Review 1946-1948
A retypeset reprint of the Haworthia Review, originally edited by Jay Dodson, but now very rare. An introduction and index have been added by Harry Mays. 22 B&W photos, 1998 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 98 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden'Steens, Andrew -  Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden
Written by a New Zealand nurseryman, this book covers over 200 varieties from 28 genera suitable for outdoor cultivation in warmer climates. Well illustrated with many colour photos, this is also a very attractive book to browse for those of us who cannot grow them outside and can be used for inspiration for plants to grow indoors. 2003 10 x 8 ½ 198 pages
 
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View larger image of 'South Africa - Paradise at the Continent's End'Waterkamp, Rainer -  South Africa - Paradise at the Continent's End
A colour picture album which depicts the variety of the people, animals and scenery of the country. 159 pages 12 ¼ x 9 ¾ 2007
 
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Morhardt, Sia & Emil -  California Desert Flowers - An Introduction to Families, Genera, and Species
After a very brief introduction to the area studied for the book, and a key to the plants and help how to use it, the book then describes by family the main plants likely to be noticed along with nearly 300 illustrated with colour photos. 2004 10 ¼ x 7 ¼ 284 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Tree Aloes of Africa'van Jaarsveld & Judd -  Tree Aloes of Africa
First in a planned series of books covering all the Aloe family – including Gasteria, Haworthia etc – this covers what in latest classification are now termed Aloidendron, six species of Tree Aloe, plus the closely related Kumara plicatilis - what was previously known as Aloe plicatilis. As with all Ernst van Jaarsveld books, there is much wider information than just the plants themselves. It starts with an explanation about the background to the reclassification and botany, before going in to the history of the plants discovery by early settlers and explorers until the present day. Chapters then cover their distribution and ecology, and cultivation. The species are then covered in detail with an attractive full page colour painting by Eric Judd and colour photos showing the whole plant, flowers, habitat etc. 2015 10 ½ x 8 74 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Deserts - the living drylands'Oldfield, Sara -  Deserts - the living drylands
Another magnificent book from this author, which looks at the dry areas around the world – from America through Africa, Madagascar, the Middle East and Asia to Australia, and looks at the plants and animals without overlooking the people. Illustrated with many good quality and mainly quite large format pictures. This book will interest both those who want to know about this extreme type pf world environment, as well as those who grow plants from these areas. 2004 12 ¾ x 10 160 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Aloes in Southern Africa'Smith & van Wyk -  Aloes in Southern Africa
The first part of the book looks at what is an Aloe, its near relatives, botany and ecology. Then it looks at the species by habitat type after which their possibilities for gardening are considered and finally a short section on their uses. The authors are well known experts on the plants and the book is very well illustrated with many colour photos. 2008 9 x 8 ¼ 136 pages
 
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Quinn, Meg -  Cacti of the Desert Southwest
80 cacti are each given a full page with a good size colour photo and description. 2001 9 x 6 88 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Cacti & Succulents of El Paso'Champie, Clarke -  Cacti & Succulents of El Paso
After an introduction to the botany of cacti and the other succulents, the main plants to be found are described and illustrated with many B&W photos. 1974 10 ¼ x 7 100 pages
 
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Lau, Alfred -  Feldnummern-Liste Alfred B. Lau Volume 2 South America 1968 - 1972
Updated list with additional comments in German and English 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
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Hubert Earle -  Cacti of the Southwest
Many B&W photos of plants both in habitat and cultivation, along with descriptions, make this a useful reference. 1963 9 ¼ x 6 ¼ 112 pages
 
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Engelmann, George -  Cactaceae of the Boundary
One of the great classics! 78 pages plus 75 pages of attractive and detailed drawings. 1859 11 x 8 ½
 
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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
 
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Schuster -  The World of Cacti
An attractively produced book that after an introduction to their habitat and cultivation goes through the genera grown by hobbyists, including some of the less commonly seen and more difficult ones. Well illustrated with many good colour photos. 1990 10 ½ x 7 ½ 240 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Japanese Hybrid Astrophytum'Pavlica & Saeki -  Japanese Hybrid Astrophytum
This is a book like no other! It is a visual celebration of the fantastic variation that has been bred in to Astrophytums – body form, variegation, flowers - primarily in Japan but more recently in the Czech Republic. And in addition it covers the people involved in it, techniques for hybridisation and propagation especially to accelerate their growth. 1603 colour illustrations 314 pages English 12 x 8 ½
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
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Anderson, Miles -  The World Encyclopedia of Cacti & Succulents
Miles Anderson is an American C&S Nurseryman, and in this book assisted by Terry Hewitt of Holly Gate, it cover the whole gamut of the C&S world, with a good emphasis on the “other” succulents and less common cacti, attractively produced and well illustrated. 256 pages 1998 9 x 7
 
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Brown, David E -  Biotic Communities: Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico
A technical book for those who want to have a deeper understanding of these areas. 1994 11 x 8 ½ 346 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Under the Spell of Succulents'Moore, Jeff -  Under the Spell of Succulents
A marvellous collection of photos which show the beauty that can be found in the succulent plant world – primarily in the other succulents. The author is a Californian nurseryman, and the size and colouration of many of the plants are beyond what can be achieved in less suitable climates. But maybe with climate change who knows! Meanwhile we can enjoy the author’s eye for a good photo showing their colour, form and uses and maybe get a few ideas to experiment with and look at our plants with fresh eyes. 10 x 9 ½ 2014 244 pages.
 
Buxbaum -  Morphology of Cacti
Published in three parts in the early 50’s, and goes into great detail on the subject, with many fine drawings. 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 223 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Just the first part on roots and stems, Two previous woners names on front cover, and slight bump to corner otherwise very good, Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'A History of Succulent Plants'A check-list of Kenyan succulent plants, Gordon -  A History of Succulent Plants
Once again Gordon has produced something totally different by looking at the history of man’s involvement with succulent plants from the earliest records through to the modern hobby, written is his easygoing style, and illustrated with the widest and most wonderful selection of pictures, old and modern and as ever including the way out as only he could! 1997 10 x 10 409 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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View larger image of 'Mapping the Cacti of Mexico Part 2 Mammillaria'Hernández & Gómez-Hinostrosa -  Mapping the Cacti of Mexico Part 2 Mammillaria
Following in the same fashion as the first part, this one covers one of the major and possibly most popular genera not previously included. Based on the New Cactus Lexicon classification the 54 maps cover 155 species of Mammillaria based on documented information from a wide range of herbarium sources – 68 in all. It is a very useful and interesting book, which in addition to the maps does provide additional information on the habitats the plants come from as well quite a number of colour photos of some of the plants both in habitat and cultivation. Volume 9 of Succulent Plant Research published by David Hunt. 2015 9 ½ x 6 ¾ 189 pages
 
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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
 
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Innes -  Complete Handbook of Cacti & Succulents
Includes a wide range of species, including many of the less common succulent species, as well as cultivation information. 224 pages including 16 pages of colour photos. 1977 10 x 7 ½
 
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Haustein -  Cactus handbook
Nearly 500 species are described, each with a colour photo mainly 4 to a page. 320 pages 1988 8 ½ x 6
 
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Benson -  The Cacti of Arizona first edition
The first edition of what became a long running classic. Detailed descriptions with many black and white photos and a few in colour, plus some attractive colour paintings of flowers. 1940 9 x 6 34 pages
 
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Groenewald -  Die Aalwyne van Suid-Afrika, Suidwes-Afrika, Portugees Oos-Afrika, Swaziland, Basoetoland
Detailed descriptions of the then known species, plus 15 full page colour botanical illustrations of plants, two plates of black and white photos, 4 maps, and other tables and sketches throughout (one table folds out). Afrikaans 1941 10 ¾ x 7 ½ 172 pages
 
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Orr -  Wildflowers of Western America
After a brief introduction, the remainder of the book gives descriptions of the plant, and a summary of the plant families. 272 pages including 96 pages of good colour photos illustrating 291 species, 2 – 4 per page. 1974 Knopf 10 ¼ x 7 ¼
 
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Rowley -  Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Succulents
Surely one of the best books produced for those wanting to understand these plants, as well as selecting what to grow. Well illustrated in usual "Salamander" style. Includes both Cacti and the "other" succulents. 256 pages 1978 12 ¼ x 8 ¾
 
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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
 
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View larger image of 'The Southern African Plectranthus - and the art of turning shade to glade'van Jaarsveld & Thomas (illustrations) -  The Southern African Plectranthus - and the art of turning shade to glade
Following on from his first book on these plants 20 years ago, this is everything you’d hope from this well known botanist. It covers the history of their discovery and cultivation, his hunting for them in their natural habitats, garden uses in suitable climates, hybrids, distribution and ecology before going on to describe each of the 55 known and accepted SA species (and a couple of other) each illustrated with colour photos and a full page botanical illustration by Vicky Thomas. Maybe not the most popular of plants, but Fernwood Press have produced a book that will be enjoyed by many who haven’t previously been captivated by them. 2006 12 x 9 ¼ 176 pages
 
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South West Africa Scientific Society -  Dinteria
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View larger image of 'Succulents for the Contemporary Garden'Cave, Yvonne -  Succulents for the Contemporary Garden
Readers in less warm parts of the world can dream (or it is a nice book with pictures of what the plants can look like!) of growing these fascinating plants to their best in the open air – and for those in warmer climes it provides a good manual of what to grow, and how to grow it. The author lives in New Zealand, and shows how many of these plants can be used to best advantage. 2002 10 x 8 ½ 176 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Epiphyllum volume 2'Supplie -  Epiphyllum volume 2
A second selection of 550 colour photos arranged A-Z and includes the parentage of 45 new hybrids. 2007 8 ½ x 6 80 pages
 
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Luthy -  The cacti of CITES Appendix I. CITES Identification Manual
Prepared as an identification aid for enforcers of CITES legislation, and only a limited number have been distributed for sale to the public. The CD-ROM carries no new data that is not already found in the book itself. The author was assisted by Ursula Moser, and the charming sketches are by Urs Woy. 2001 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 264 pages
 
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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
 
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Hunt - Compiled by -  CITES Cactaceae Checklist 3rd edition 2016
A technical publication listing synonyms and country where they grow in habitat, accepted as the standard reference at the 2016 meeting of the Parties to Cites. 2016 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 174 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Schumannia 5'Metzing & Ditsch -  Schumannia 5
A German produced equivalent to “Bradleya” which publishes articles too long or technical for its parent journal KUAS. This issue has articles on Sempervivum, Praecereus, Bryophyllums, Didiereaceae, Nyctocereus, Pelargonium, and pulque. In this issue all are dual language German and English. Well illustrated with many colour photos. 2008 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 206 pages
 
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Backeberg -  Die Cactaceae
The classic monumental work first published 1958 – 62 in 6 volumes, with over 4000 pages and 3500 mainly monochrome illustrations. German language. 9 ½ x 7
 
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Comments: Volume 5 only reprint edition. Cereoideae - Echinocactus through t Mamillaria via many of the more popular Genera, With slip case, New
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Powell & Weedin -  Cacti of the Trans-Pecos & adjacent areas
Very detailed descriptions of the 104 recognised species and varieties occurring in the 15 counties in and near the Trans-Pecos region. 64 distribution maps. 2004 10 ¼ x 7 ¼ 509 text pages, 62 pp. containing 313 colour photos
 
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Morey, Roy -  Little Big Bend
Covers all the types of plants to be found in the area, not just cacti, each given a full page with a good sized colour photo and good description. Introductory section explains the various habitats etc. 2008 10 x 7 ½ 329 pages
 
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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
 
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View larger image of 'Succulent Container Gardens'Baldwin, Debra Lee -  Succulent Container Gardens
Want to display your plants in a more attractive and artistic manner? Then this book will give you a great many helpful ideas of what can be achieved and how to do it. Many colour photos of what the author has produced will encourage your attempts! 2010 9 ½ x 8 248 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Grass Aloes in the South African Veld'Craib, Charles -  Grass Aloes in the South African Veld
Quite a long introduction section describes not only the expected aspects of taxonomy, growth cycles, pollination and seed dispersal, but also the role of fire and changes to habitat, but also the background to the botanical illustration and habitat sketches. Each species is given a very comprehensive description including habitats, growth cycle and cultivation, and illustrated with a beautiful full page colour botanical art illustration by Gillian Condy. On heavier paper than the Cotyledon book and in a slip case. Again a magnificent Umdaus Press production. 2005 12 ¾ x 9 ¼ 156 pages
 
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Innes, Clive -  The Handbook of Cacti & Succulents
Covers a wide range of plants, giving descriptions and cultivation information, and illustrated with many colour photos. Written by a UK nurseryman. 1988 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 176 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Seed-diversity in the Cactaceae subfamily Cactoideae'Barthlott & Hunt -  Seed-diversity in the Cactaceae subfamily Cactoideae
Largely based on research from the 1970s, this book has 86 pages of SEM pictures, 4 species per page with an overall picture and close-up of each, to illustrate the variation within the seeds of these plants. These are supported by an introductory section, descriptions of each specie’s seeds, and a survey of other literature relating to the subject. 2000 9 ¾ x 6 ¾ 173 pages
 
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Dyer, R A -  Flora of Southern Africa volume 27 part 4 - Brachystelma, Ceropegia and Riocreuxia
Key to the species with detailed descriptions and other information with sketches. 1980 9 ½ x 7 91 pages
 
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Codd editor -  Bothalia volume VIII May 1966 Supplement 1
Articles which will have a wider appeal are the flowers on the new decimal coins and their development, Dyer on “Field work is not all fun” relating collecting Cycads, a profile of Leslie Charles Leach and vegetative propagation of Proteaceae and Ericaceae. 1966 9 ½ x 7 ¼ 69 pages
 
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Schulz & Runyon -  Texas Cacti: Proceedings of the Texas Academy of Science Volume 14
A popular and scientific account of the cacti native to Texas...., 63 B&W photos 1930 9 ¼ x 6 181 pages
 
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View larger image of 'The Gardener's Guide to Cactus'Calhoun, Scott -  The Gardener's Guide to Cactus
An introductory book covering 100 of the most attractive species with an emphasis on their use in landscaping and large pot cultivation. Aimed at the popular market, you have to like the common names under which the plants are listed – my favourite is “Lemon Pledge-Scented Pincushion” (for Mam baumii). Nevertheless there is much of interest in this book which starts with the usual introductory sections before going on to the plants organised by plant form and the information includes culinary uses! The colour photos include both plants in cultivation – in pots as well as bedded out - and habitat and there are some impressive clumps and attractive examples so well worth the inexpensive cost. 2012 9 x 8 227 pages
 
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Manning & Goldblatt -  West Coast
No 7 in the South African Wild Flower Guides. After a brief introduction, about 600 species are described and illustrated with a colour photo. 240 pages 1996 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
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