Coryphantha: Cacti of Mexico and Southern USA

Coryphantha: Cacti of Mexico and Southern USA

Reto F. Dicht, Adrian D. Lüthy


This distinctive reference paintings provides the 1st finished taxonomy of Coryphantha, with an entire key to the genus. It includes 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 means of their commonplace grooved tubercles and big plants.

The booklet is the results of a long time of viewing the literature and fieldwork via the writer staff and their ongoing dedication to map out the nomenclature of this genus. in this strategy, the authors even stumbled on a few new vegetation.

More than three hundred fine quality color images displaying many of the cacti and their habitats in addition to distribution playing cards and illustrations explaining the morphological information supplement the textual content. Written in an easy-to-follow type and with a bankruptcy on cultivation stipulations, the paintings won't simply be a useful reference handbook for taxonomists and horticulturalists but additionally for hobbyists and plant creditors.

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