By Reto Dicht,Adrian Lüthy
This targeted reference paintings provides the 1st finished taxonomy of Coryphantha, with a whole key to the genus. It includes a new taxonomic class 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 standard grooved tubercles and massive plants.
The ebook is the results of a long time of viewing the literature and fieldwork through the writer crew and their ongoing dedication to map out the nomenclature of this genus. in this technique, the authors even stumbled on a few new vegetation.
More than three hundred fine quality color images displaying some 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 sort and with a bankruptcy on cultivation stipulations, the paintings won't in simple terms 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