"TAXONOMY of the CACTACEAE"
new classification of Cacti also based on molecular data and explained
In two volumes:
Vol. I : Acanthocalycium - Lymanbensonia / Vol. II : Maihuenia -
available in french and in spanish) second printing
(special offer for 2017
Cactus-Adventures subscribers, see below)
classification of cacti based mainly (although not only!) on the
molecular genetics (DNA) and explained.
book on cacti has never gone this far with illustrations, both in
photos) and quality, but also in
with plants photographed in habitat and collection at
different stages of growth, also with flowers, fruits and
seeds (more than 360
species photographed on digital microscope)!
of course, you will find all the latest discoveries!
you will be able to identify and classify your cacti correctly!
of the books and pictures
Two volumes, A4
978-84-617-2974-6 (Complete work)
978-84-617-3723-9 (Vol. 1)
of the two volumes:
189,00€ + 20,00€ postage
participation within E.U.
+ 30,00€ postage
participation out of E.U. (+7kilos!)
for 2017 Cactus-Adventures subscribers (postage free!)
or Paypal direct
Since the beginning of 2015, volumes 3 and 4 are in the process of creation: they should be published by 2021-22.
They could be a little less pages than the first two. They will include:
- Description of all recognised taxa including recent ones (± 2600-2700 species and subspecies)
- Illustrated Dictionary of seeds in colour (gallery of almost all taxa photographied with a digital microscope).
- Portrait of most of the people who gave his name to a species or subspecies.
- Distribution map for each taxon.
A big huge and most complete work on Cactaceae, never done before.