New PDF release: Coryphantha: Cacti of Mexico and Southern USA

By Reto Dicht,Adrian Lüthy

ISBN-10: 3540223061

ISBN-13: 9783540223061

ISBN-10: 364206096X

ISBN-13: 9783642060960

This distinctive reference paintings provides the 1st accomplished taxonomy of Coryphantha, with a whole key to the genus. It includes a new taxonomic type of all forty three species and eleven subspecies, with morphological and ecological descriptions. those cacti, which develop in Mexico and southern united states, are characterised by means of their general grooved tubercles and big plants.
The ebook is the results of a long time of viewing the literature and fieldwork via the writer group and their ongoing dedication to map out the nomenclature of this genus. in this technique, the authors even came across a few new crops.
More than three hundred fine quality color pictures displaying some of the cacti and their habitats in addition to distribution playing cards and illustrations explaining the morphological info supplement the textual content. Written in an easy-to-follow variety and with a bankruptcy on cultivation stipulations, the paintings won't basically be a useful reference handbook for taxonomists and horticulturalists but in addition for hobbyists and plant collectors.

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