Synopses & Reviews
In honor of growing and collecting cacti, one of the most actively and enthusiastically followed areas of popular horticulture, the author document and photograph over 1,100 species and varieties. The entries are presented alphabetically and contain a full list of alternative names which have been given to the species described.
This dictionary concentrates on the globular cacti, particularly Mammillaria, but includes some popular columnar cactus forms such as Echinocereus.
The focus is on globular cacti, particularly Mammillaria, but also some popular columnar cactus forms such as Echinocereus.
About the Author
Rod Preston-Mafham has grown cacti for more than 30 years. He maintains a varied and extensive collection of cacti in England, where he resides.