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The cactus family

Author: Edward F Anderson
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive study of the cactus family. It addresses 125 genera and 1810 species. Including more than 1000 color photographs, it offers an introduction to each genus focusing on the discovery of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward F Anderson
ISBN: 0881924989 9780881924985
OCLC Number: 44650974
Awards: Winner of Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Literature Award: Technical 2003
Winner of American Horticultural Society Book Award 2002
Description: 776 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / Wilhelm Barthlott --
Ch. 1. Distinctive Features of Cacti --
Ch. 2. Ethnobotany of Cacti --
Ch. 3. Conservation of Cacti --
Ch. 4. Cultivation of Cacti / Roger Brown --
Ch. 5. Classification of Cacti --
App. 1. Maps --
App. 2. Botanic Gardens and Herbaria with Significant Collections of Cacti.
Responsibility: Edward F. Anderson ; with a foreword by Wilhelm Barthlott ; and a chapter on cactus cultivation by Roger Brown.
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Anderson is an eminently inviting writer who delivers intriguing descriptions of the characteristics that set these plants apart. He also presents brief but brilliant surveys of ethnobotany and Read more...

 
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