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9035HASELTONIA #1 - M. Kimnach, Ed. (1993). This is the long awaited first yearbook of the Cactus & Succulent Society of America. Of special interest are articles on: disocactus, conophytum, echidnopsis, tacitus, et al. A landmark in succulent publications which should be in everyone's library. 77 b/w, 38 color photos, 18 b/w drawings, 9 maps. 139 pages, 7" x 9¼", softbound$34.95
9036HASELTONIA #2 - M. Kimnach, Ed., (1994). Continuing on with this great publication, this book has special articles on: the genus Lenophyllum (Reid Moran); sclerocactus; aporophyllums (Eckhard Meier); stapeliads and euphorbias. 44 color photos, 76 b/w photos, 9 drawings. 132 pages, 7" x 9¼", softbound$34.95
9038 HASELTONIA #4 - M. Kimnach, Ed. (1996). Contents include major articles on: Galapagos opuntias, succulents in Australia; two articles on aloes; articles on bulbine species, phyllolobus, saxicolous, species of brachystelma - all from South Africa, + more. 41 color photos, 127 b/w photos, 110 pages 7" x 9¼", softbound$34.95
9039 HASELTONIA #5 - M. Kimnach, Managing Editor (1998). In the tradition of the previous four Haseltonias, this one matches their excellence. Major articles on: ariocarpus (huge article); The genus Sedella; Chromosomes/hybrids of echeveria; and sedums. 48 sumptuous color photos., 30 b/w photos. 95 pages, 7" x 9¼", softbound$34.95
9041HASELTONIA #7 - M. Kimnach, Managing Editor (2000). Major articles included are: Preliminary growth rates of Yucca brevifolia (10pp.); Succulent & xerophytic plants used by the Topnaar in Namibia (10pp.); Aptenia cordifolia (6pp.); History/taxonomy of Neoraimondia herzogiana (6pp.) and more. 52 color photos, 24 b/w photos, 6 maps. 105 pages, 7" x 9¼", softbound$34.95
9055 HAWORTHIA HANDBOOK (2 VOLUMES) – T. Sato (1995).  In Japanese (no English or Latin).  Vol. #1 is on the H. truncata family; Vol. #2 is on the H. maughanii family.  Mainly a picture book of these truly beautiful plants grown in Japan.  Volume #1 has 200 color photos (a couple dozen variegates!).  Volume #2 has 163 color photos including variegates.  82 pages total both volumes.  7” x 10”, softbound. (Not sold individually).  $79.95/2 volume set $79.95/2 volume set
9056HAWORTHIA PHOTOGRAPHS (Used to typify taxa described by Dr. Karl von Poellnitz) - I.Breuer (1999). A first for haworthia lovers! 92 reproductions of 60-year-old black and white photographs from the herbarium at the Botanical Museum of Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. These old photographs and descriptions are extremely important to establish a variety of types. Each photograph occupies one page and most include a scale to show the correct size of the plant. On the page facing each photograph are brief notes citing the typification of the name, where the description was published and the origin of the plant described. This has been considered a significant find and will have an impact on haworthia taxonomy. 200 pages, 7" x 9½" softbound w/heavy color cover $21.95
9058 Haworthia Revisited - A Revision of the Genus (1999) by Bruce Bayer The introduction to the book includes historical sketch on Haworthia, a section on cultivation and plant health. Bruce Bayer's thoughts on a genus and species concept and a synopsis on the taxonomic changes are given. The various species are covered in detail in the main text and a chapter is also included on the landscape and habitat showing panoramic photographs of the landscape. The book recognizes 61 species, 4 subspecies, 137 varieties and 5 forms, including 6 new species, three of which are described for the first time, 27 new varieties and 37 new combinations. The books is lavishly illustrated with photographs of plants in habitats.  Information on cultivation is also included.  This book is a MUST for all those interested in succulents and particularly in Haworthias.  Hardbound, with color dust jacket, 11.5" x 8.5", 250 pages$76.95
9060 HAWORTHIA SPECIES CONCEPT UPDATE (AN) - - I. Breuer (2002). Published by Alsterworthia Int'l, their Special Issue No. 1. This important publication recognizes and lists 180 taxa, including 18 new taxa (as 'nomen nudum') to be described soon. Comparisons of accepted names of other leaders in the Haworthia field (Bayer, Hayashi, Esterhuizen and Scott) are shown in graphic chart details. Basionyms and synonyms are given for all accepted Haworthia names and varieties-including doubtful names, as well as the complete list of all Haworthia names accepted by these same four leaders (above)---in that order. Accompanying this important piece of reference material are 171 large format color photos ( 2-1/2” x 1-3/4”) and a habitat reference list for the plants shown in the photographs. 24 pages, 8-1/2” x 12”, staplebound. This publication is in very limited supply. Order now$11.95
9060-A Haworthia Update - Essays on Haworthia - Volume 1 (2002) by Bruce Bayer  In "Haworthia Update" Bruce Bayer continues to give readers some insight into the fascinating story of variation in Haworthia. Undoubtedly, no-one else has spent as much time as Bruce studying haworthias in habitat. This book, the first in a series, consists of five essays discussing variation and consequent problems in the classification and identification of Haworthia. More than 400 color illustrations complement the text, giving the reader an insight into the species covered.
This publication on one of the most popular genera in the succulent world is indispensable to anyone interested in these plants.  Hardbound, 11" x 8.5", 64 pages, more than 400 color photographs.
9061 HISTORY OF SUCCULENT PLANTS - G. Rowley (1997). A unique compilation of the works of the past! Examines human contact with succulent plants from the early days of Egyptian tomes, cave paintings/fossils to the present day. Discusses manuscripts and early printed herbals including famous books by Bradley, Haworth, Salm-Dyck, Engelmann, et al. Includes case studies of succulents, when considered as "objects d'art", "cactus fish", even computer-modified images! Ending chapter studies 369 biographies of succulent students of the past. A totally unique reference work that breaks new ground. An entertaining read, and an essential learning tool for enquiring minds. The 431 color photos and 97 text-figures are incomparable! To summation: There is no other book on succulents like this one. 409 pages, 10½" x 10", hardbound with color dustjacket$119.95 (+ $6.50
additional U.S.A. postage
and handling charges).
9063IDENTIFYING CACTI - C. Glass, et al (1996). Identifies and describes 120 different species of cacti. Comprehensive introduction covers anatomy, flowers, seed dispersal, and some cultivation. 124 color photos, 80 pages, 6" x 8", hardbound w/color dustjacket$7.95
9070 ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CACTI (THE)- C.Innes/C.Glass (1991/2001). Previously entitled "Cacti", this extremely popular book has now been reprinted again. An alphabetical color photo library of almost every genus in the Cactaceae family including some cultural and maintenance requirements. Up-to-date classification makes this book essential reading and reference for all cacti enthusiasts. Over 1,200 color photos qualifies this book to become your foremost i.d. color photo book for cacti identification. 320 pages, 8½" x 11", hardbound w/color dustjacket. This books is no longer available - It is out of print
9080-9090ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK OF SUCCULENT PLANTS---VOLUMES 1 - 6 - U.Eggli, et al (Eds.)2001-2003. All 6 volumes have finally been published. This is the first semi-technical comprehensive update and revision of succulents since 1970---produced and written by a team of leading world authorities on the different and various subjects contained therein. These six volumes contains entries for over 9,000 taxa, alphabetically arranged by family, genus and species, including identification keys. Each of the 9,000 taxa includes data on distribution, taxonomy, economic impact and ecology. The entire six volumes has a total of 2,127 color photographs. This set of literature on succulent plants will set the standard for decades to come. If you are a true collector of these plants and/or succulent books, the acquisition of these should be a MUST for you. See below for more complete information on all 6 volumes available:
9080 MONOCOTYLEDONS (Illus. H'bk Succ. Plants)-Volume 1. U.Eggli, Ed. (2001). Succulents presented in this volume are comprised of 14 families and 52 genera, including some 1,000 species and over 400 infraspecific taxa. The most important genera here are Agave (200 spp.), Aloe (450 spp.), Haworthia (60 spp.), and Sansevieria (60 spp.). A wide variety of bulbous xerophytes from several genera are also described. 227 color photos, 386 pages, 8½" x 11", hardbound$119.95
9082 AIZOACEAE, A-E (Illus. H'bk Succ. Plants)-Volume 2. H.Hartmann, Ed. (2001). The important genera here are: Aloinopsis, Argyroderma, Conophytum, Delosperma, Drosanthemum. 384 color photos, 2 graphics, 51 distribution maps. 285 pages of text, plus 48 pages of color plates-total pages: 333 pages. 8½" x 11", hardbound. $156.95
9084 AIZOACEAE, F-Z (Illus. H'bk Succ. Plants)-Volume 3. H.Hartmann, Ed. (2001). The important genera covered in this volume are: Gibbaeum, Jordaaniella, Lampranthus, Lithops, Mesembryanthemum, Phyllolobus, Ruschia, Tetragonia, Trichodiadema. 384 color photos, 85 distribution maps, 371 pages of text, plus 48 pages of color plates-total pages: 419 pages. 8½" x 11", hardbound.$156.95
9086 DICOTYLEDONS (Illus. H'bk Succ. Plants)-Volume 4. U.Eggli (Ed.) (2002). The fourth volume in a series of six volumes. This volume on dicotyledonous families embraces succulents from 47 families and 161 genera; a further 8 families are shortly mentioned. Thus a total of over 2,000 species and 500 infraspecific taxa are covered. The families Didiereaceae, Fouquieriaceae and Nolanaceae are treated in their entirety - plus Portulacaceae with nearly all species. Euphorbia, with some 700 species, is the largest genus described. Other frequently cultivated genera covered in this volume include: Othonna and Senecio (Asteraceae), Jatropha and Monadenium (Euphorbiaceae), Pelargonium (Geraniaceae), Adenia (Passifloraceae), Peperomia (Piperaceae), as well as Cissus and Cyphostemma (Vitaceae). The focus is on caudiciform succulents grown in cultivation. 487 color photos, 554 pages, 8-1/2" x 11", hardbound. Be the first to get this brand new, important work. In stock now.....$155.95
9088 ASCLEPIADACEAE (Illus. H'bk Succ. Plants)-Volume 5. Albers & U.Meve (Eds.) (2002). This volume on the Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family) represents all kinds of succulent plants from geophytic Raphionacme, leaf-succulent Hoyas, to stem succulent Cynanchum and, of course, the popular Stapeliads (carrion flowers). A total of 1,119 species are included; of the 70 genera treated, 49 are covered in their entirety. The most species-rich assemblages are Ceropegia (lantern flowers) and Brachystelma.. For the latter, a complete generic treatment is presented for the first time. The handbook is devoted to a family famous for their outstandingly complex and beautiful flowers and is illustrated with 332 superb color photos. Keys to genera are provided; for all accepted taxa, descriptions including typification and distributional data, full synonymy and literature references are given. 332 color photos, 330 pages 8-1/2” x 11”, hardbound. In stock now.$131.95
9090 CRASSULACEAE (Illus. H'bk Succ. Plants)-Volume 6. U.Eggli (Ed.) (2003). This volume presents the first complete treatment on the Crassulaceae family in over 30 years. The family is a very diverse group, and plants range from tiny insignificant annual herbs to perennial shrubs and trees. Many of the species have attractive flowers. The entire family consists of 33 genera and 23 hybrid genera with a total of 1,410 species and almost 500 infraspecific taxa. The largest genus is Sedum with 428 species. Other large genera are Aeonium (36), Crassula (195), Dudleya (47), Echeveria (139), Kalanchoe (144), Sempervivum (63), and Tylecodon (46). A key to all genera is included. The descriptions of all accepted taxa are supplemented with typification and distribution data, full synonymy, literature references and 341 color photos. 472 pages, 8-1/2" x 11", hardbound......In stock now.$131.95
10004JUNGLE ORCHID CACTI BOOK - H. Mitsuhashi/T. Hashizume (1995). Text is in Japanese. Another new Japanese book on mainly epiphyllum hybrids and other epiphytic cacti (aporophyllums, rhipsalis, easter cacti, xmas cacti). Each photo has the English name-- when known, plus all the Japanese hybrids. 293 gorgeous color photos of very old hybrids all the way to brand new hybrids! 159 pages, 6" x 8½", softbound. A very good buy at only$19.95
10005KLEINIA (NOTEWORTHY SPECIES OF) - P. Halliday (1988). At long last, a thorough treatment of the genus Kleinia (previously placed in the genus Senecio). Consisting of 40 species, this work tackles 25 in detail, including information on cultivation, generic descriptions, keys to subgenus and species. 25 full-page line drawings, 7" x 9", 143 pages, softbound. Semi-technical$17.95
10010LAS CACTACEAS DE MEXICO (VOL. III) - Dr. Helia Bravo (et al). (1991). In Spanish. This volume deals mainly with the subtribe mammillaria and coryphantha. 570 photos total (163 color photos of mamms, 42 of coryphantha, 4 of cochemias, 44 misc. color photos). 253 total color photos, 317 b/w photos. Includes a 36-page glossary, and a 24-page bibliography. 643 pages. 7" x 10", hardbound w/color dustjacket (Sadly, Volumes I and II are out of print)$79.95
10018LES CACTEES DE BOLIVIE (THE CACTI OF BOLIVIA) - R.Kiesling (1999). Special, single article edition of the French Journal "Succulentes". In French, but with special 16-page separate staplebound pamphlet in English. Semi-technical treatment of the cacti of Bolivia. Includes keys for the subfamilies of Cactaceae. The large format color photos are excellent! Very little has been written on cacti in Bolivia before. This booklet has now filled that void. 54 color photos. 48 pages, 6½" x 9½", staplebound, color cover$9.95
10020 List of Names of Succulent Plants other than cacti - Urs Eggli and Nigel Taylor.(1994)  Taken from the Repertorium Plantarium Succulentarum, this is a comprehensive listing of all names published between 1950 and 1992, in all ranks, for plants normally regarded as succulent.  An introduction in five languages is followed by a full alphabetical listing by families with bibliographical details and assessment of nomenclatural status.  A standard reference for collectors and growers.  176 pages, 6" x 9.5", soft cover$19.95
10025 List of Southern African Succulent Plants  (1997)  The list has been jointly produced by the National Botanical Institute and the Succulent Society of South Africa and contains the latest published names for 4674 taxa from 350 genera and 58 plant families. For each family where succulence occurs, an introduction and a bibliography is given, a distribution map for the family in Southern Africa is supplied, and the list of taxa is given alphabetically for the relevant genera. A t least one line drawing per family by a well-known botanical artist is included. Softbound, 10" x 7.5", 175 pages, 8 color illustrations. $29.95
10030-A&B LITHOPS - Steven Hammer (1999). A personal look at a beautiful genus! Items of interest include a detailed historical preface, a long handy guide to growing and sowing, notes on anatomical correctness, & new field observations. Includes new cultivars and habitat photographs. Also included: a chronology of species, and the first appearance in print of N.E. Brown's own lithops list. Finally, most important: descriptions of all taxa and their legitimate descendants, accompanied by 228 large color photos by Chris Barnhill, 3 b/w photos, 10 b/w drawings, 2 maps. 148 pages, 7¼" x 9¾". Available in both softbound/hardbound (See below):
10030-ALITHOPS - softbound edition w/color cover  .No Longer Available
10030-BLITHOPS - hardbound edition w/color dustjacket No Longer Available

Lithops Flowering Stones  Desmond & Naureen Cole (2005) This title, by Cactus & Co. is truly a spectacular update for all the Lithops fanciers and those of us that just want a great overview of this wonderful group of plants. Loaded with beautiful color photographs this is a must have book for everyone interested in this fascinating group of plants. Size 8 x 11.5".  Hard cover in cloth, thread-bound, with full color laminated dust jacket.  368 pages, 643 color pictures (habitat, plants in habitat, plants in cultivation).  6 distribution maps, identification botanical key, Lithops locality data up to C-406, taxa descriptions updated to 2003.



MAMMILLARIA -J.Pilbeam (1999). Author updates his earlier book to produce the most complete, color-illustrated book ever! Each of the recognized species and variants are described, discussed and illustrated in color! Distribution maps for all of the species of Mammillaria are provided! The text for each species cites the original description and other major references, and lists the referable synonyms. It discusses in detail the plant's history and classification, and includes a detailed description of the habit, body, spination and flowers. Most importantly of all, the author includes a discussion about the individual cultural requirements of each species. Also included in the text for each species are detailed lists of the reported habitat localities for each, and a list of referable field collection numbers. This 376-page handbook is illustrated throughout in full-color, and contains 425 color photographs, 340 distribution maps. 7½" x 10½", hardbound, w/color dustjacket. A monumental undertaking in which all cacti (especially Mammillaria) enthusiasts should have!  Price Reduction.  Get your copy today! $89.95 (+ $6.50 extra for U.S. A. shipping and handling charges).
10060MAMMILLARIA HANDBOOK (THE) - R. Craig (1945/1989). This is the reprint of the original handbook by Dr. Craig. Considered by many to be a monumental masterpiece of hands-on literature, this book is filled with descriptions, illustrations and keys to the species of the genus Mammillaria. 304 b/w photos, 390 pages, 6½" x 9½", softbound. If you are a mammillaria fan, you should not be without this book. An excellent buy at only $24.95
XXXXX MELOCACTUS, THE GENUS (in Central & South America) - N.Taylor (1991). Although this particular edition is out of print, the entire book, including all the color photos, was printed in the British Annual Cactus Journal “Bradleya” in 1991, and you can purchase this journal from us---see our book #1575 (BRADLEYA #9)
10095 MESEMBS OF THE WORLD - G. Smith, et al. (1999). Relatively new illustrated book on mesembs. Over 122 genera described-each with a checklist of species arranged alphabetically within 14 informal groupings. Includes introductory chapters on topics such as cultivation, conservation, and distribution. Easy-to-use identification key by grouping the mesembs into groups such as flowering stones, rough-leaved and tooth-leaved mesembs, etc. 701 magnificent color photos, 124 distribution maps, 20 text figures. 405 pages, 6½" x 9½", hardbound. "A most compelling book-the first of its kind ever published!"$64.95

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