500 Cacti: Species and Varieties in Cultivation

Cacti Species and Varieties in Cultivation A visual reference to cacti The cactus family includes than species of cacti succulents caudiciforms and euphorbs Native to the Americas they are at least million years old and highly

  • Title: 500 Cacti: Species and Varieties in Cultivation
  • Author: Ken Preston-Mafham
  • ISBN: 9781554072613
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A visual reference to 500 cacti.The cactus family includes than 2,500 species of cacti, succulents, caudiciforms and euphorbs Native to the Americas, they are at least 50 million years old and highly advanced in their evolution Not all are desert plants Some are found in the rainforest, where they enjoy the heavy rainfall and grow much vigorously than their deA visual reference to 500 cacti.The cactus family includes than 2,500 species of cacti, succulents, caudiciforms and euphorbs Native to the Americas, they are at least 50 million years old and highly advanced in their evolution Not all are desert plants Some are found in the rainforest, where they enjoy the heavy rainfall and grow much vigorously than their desert cousins Many cacti are very popular with rock gardeners and houseplant enthusiasts.This new book features 500 species representing all cactus groups The cacti are arranged alphabetically by scientific genus, with an entire page devoted to each species At a glance information includes size, distribution, spination, flower and flowering time, plus varieties and synonyms used Detailed descriptions reveal the amazing adaptations cacti have made, such as Stems with waterproof skin to store water Far reaching, shallow root systems Leaves that are shed during a drought Spines toward off predators The author provides professional advice on growing these plants at home Among the 500 color photographs that appear in the book are stunning shots of cacti in bloom.500 Cacti is a useful reference for all who admire these long living and distinctive plants.

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    • I would have liked more (and higher-quality) photos. With only one, and the cacti often obscured by their flowers, it's a little hard to identify different species.


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