By Reto Dicht,Adrian Lüthy
This targeted reference paintings offers the 1st finished taxonomy of Coryphantha, with an entire key to the genus. It features a new taxonomic category 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 way of their standard grooved tubercles and big flora.
The e-book is the results of decades of viewing the literature and fieldwork through the writer workforce and their ongoing dedication to map out the nomenclature of this genus. in this strategy, the authors even came across a few new vegetation.
More than three hundred top quality color photographs displaying a few 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 merely be a useful reference guide for taxonomists and horticulturalists but in addition for hobbyists and plant collectors.
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Coryphantha: Cacti of Mexico and Southern USA by Reto Dicht,Adrian Lüthy