Fcrocactus macrodiscus Mart B R

Solilan, flattened, lo 40 cm across, ribs 13 35. II3 4 cm across, purplish-pink with white petal nargins A form with fewer, more pronounced ribs from (iuanajuato is in trade and deserves a name. Flowers well in cultivation. (II. from Oaxacal Fcrocactus pcninsulac (W eber) B. & R. Solitary. lo 2.5 m high b. 50 cm. v. tovvnscmiianus (II. & K.) VP. Tavlor, smaller rarely to I m (S Haja California). . santa-maria (ii. & r.) N.P. Fay lor (see plate) globular, to 60 cm high, spines stnui,...

Echinomastus durangensis Rge B R

Globose Id elongate .', to 25 cm high hy 10 cm. M small, distribution Mevco, Durango. Rio azas. Echinoccrcus viridiflorus v. davisii (Houghton) VV.T. Marsh tiny plant, in the wild only 1.2 2 cm high by 0.9- 1.2 cm, growing larger and cventua Iv clumping in cultivation. distribution S of Marathon, Texas. other names E. davisii.

Gymnocalycium ambatoense Piles

Single, more or less globular, up to 15 cm acruss, 5 1(1 cm high, ll up to 4.5 cm long, 3-4 cm across, white with a pinkish nudstnpc or pink. Closclv related to (i. ma anensc. P2VIIS DI IS DISTKIBI HON Argentina, Catamarva, Sierra Ambato amongst grass and most Gymnocalycium andreac (Bocd.) Bkbg. One of the few yellow-llowereJ member of the genus ollsctting with age. l echser IP DI IS dls IKlltl hon Argentina. Cordoba. oimik nvxiks C. andreac v. ffundiflarum. Gymnocalycium amsitsii (Sch.) B....

Mammillaria leueantha Boed

Solitan or clusterins, up to 3.5 cir across the stems. CS I'M DisiKiiii iion Mexico, San l.uis Potosi, near Solcdad Die Gutierrez. Mammillaria Icwisiana Lindsay Solitary, flattened to globular, tip to 11 cm across CS TM i istkiiii lins Mexico, Una California, Yiscaino IX-sert, 7 miks W of 1esquital Ranch Hody 12 cm high by 5 cm, clumping rsp 14-20, 4 - 7 mm luoi*, white, i> p 4-7, 7 18 rrm long, hi west longest ami hooked, all brown lo black I I14 mm across, pink. Closely related to M....

Copiapoa hvpogaca Ritt

Very variable in spination, the . barquitensis Ritt. from Itarquilo having longer and thinner spines. (CS GCJ DIM KIBt HON Chile, coastal mountains of Chanaral. DlllhK n VMh.v C wlluula, C montana, C rurissima. v. S. rt oitcnsis 'C barqmttntu'. Copiapoa krain iana Ritt. In habitat seems lo form hybrid swarms with C. cinerca. Some of these may be seen in cultivation labelled C. krain iana but these have hard spines rather than the soft almost hair-like spines typical of the latter species.

Rose Bocd Bkbg

Single, up to 7 cm across spines dagger-like with broad bases, radials 5-7 to 2 cm long and lying horizontal nn the body. Fl 5 cm hroad. yellow yellow ish-orangc v. cornuta (Rausch) Rauseh from S of Tarija has broader, flatter ribs and a more upstanding spinalion CS PMJ DlsiKllit HON Bolivia Argentina border region, i ,g. illa on and I.a Qu'iaca. otiikr NVMt s .ohinn pufiomanihu fluvifloru. v. comuta tidprtywpina, (ontuta. Ollsenint to form man -headed mounds. bodv up to 15 cm high by 5 cm. Fl...

Astrophytum senile Fric

In v. aorcum (Mocll.) the oung spines arc pale ellow. Many varieties forms described for this species including the columnar v. column re (Sch.) Tsuda, the four ribbed v. quadricostattim (Mocll.) Haum and the flock-less v. nudum (R Mo.) Hkbg. CS PM i us i kim tlov C to N highland areas of Mexico. )1'HKK ti s aneties may all hive been referred to as full species at one time or another.

Rebuta helios v condorensis

Spination longer and less nial than in the species, heads larger forming bigger clumps in cultiution. Fl orange or red. 1.405 CS PM distribution. Bolivia, Condor Pass and Cajas Pass. other names R. hdiosa i . (ajasmsis. Spine-length rather variable Fl 2.5 cm across IJ50 IP DHS OIS I RHU.HON Bolivia, near Comarapa. OTMtR names. McJi'tiobiiia ithyiuuntha. Rebut a hof mann Dicrs & . Rausch Probably onlv a form of R. fiebriffii. Fl lo +.5 cm across. niSTRIIIirriON Argentina. Salta, near Sania...

Using The Dictionary

The book is divided into two sections the first comprises a large number of plates with accompanying notes, set out in alphabetical order the second is a cross-referencing index containing most of the names which have been in common use during the last 20 years. When requiring information about a particular species, for example a name taken from a seed list, the reader should first search for it in the illustrated main section. If the name is not to be found there, it should then be sought in...

Oi Iiir Nvxh s If hemtspkatrua

Mammillaria hertrichiana Craig I leads llattened-globular, up to 13 cm across, clustering to form clumps nearly I m wide. CS PM distribution Mexico, So-Kira on the Rancho FJ Agriminsor F. of Tcsopaco. Mammillaria huajuapensis Brav Solitary 10-12 cm in diameter, ll small, purple. Probabh a variety of M. nmtax. NPT540 H distribution Mexico, Oacaca, hills F. of I luajuapan de Leon. Becoming fairly globular, to about 12 cm across II 2-2.5 cm long, brownish-pink. DIM Rllit Hon New Mexico and...

Mammillaria canclcnsis Craig

Solium, globose, csp 2 -4, 3 cm long orange-yellow, rsp 22-25, 5- 15 mm long. while I'l greenish-yellow. o plants now available exactly fit this description. The above plant, perhaps an imposter, is in trade as this species. GS K nis i RIM iio Mexico, Chihuahua. Sierra Canelo. otllhRMMhs If. atiriaintha, l. tiunin< hus W. Mlarantha U. fiortsii, If liHttufunwtti, W. mu)msis, W. rnnntntsis. Mammillaria carnca Zucc. ex Pfeift. Solitary or forming small clumps, stems to ID cm high, 4-5 cm across...

Ariocarpus agavoides Castan Anderson

Fairlv easy from seed, reaches Hovering size in seven years. DISTRIBUTION Mexico, Tamaulipas. OTHER NAMES Artfonaia agno la. Ancistrocactus uncinatus (Gall.) Benson Solitary, to 20 cm high by 7 cm. Csp lo , lo (t cm long. Fl 2.5 cm long, brownish. wrightii (Kngtm.) Benson csp I, to 15 cm. Fl to 3.5 cm, purple (Texas to Mexico, Chihuahua). PM55 HS PM DISTRIBUTION Mexico, Chihuahua to San Luis Potos . OTHER NAMES Qanduluactus unanaHti. . wrightii G. une. mifjktii. Ariocarpus fissuratus (Englm.)...

Echinoccrcus hristolii v pscudopcctinutus NP Taylor

I pdate 1990 now a good species F. pscudopcctinatus ( .P. Tavlor) P lavlor Solitan rsp 12 IV .WW CS PMJ uisi KiiiiTiov Mexico, K Sonora SK Wona. O IHI R NAMI.s pfit talus r. minor. This variety was distributed lor some years as the true II. hristolii Echinoccrcus chisocnsis W.T. Marsh Solitary FI 5 cm across, pinkish magenta, throat white, v. lobcanos (()ehme) Ni.P. Taylor (illus.), clumping, spines weaker H 7 12 cm across. Plants become quickly deformed and ugh with age (Mexico, borders of S...

Lobivia aurca B R

Lobivia Small

Single-headed. h dy sphencal to eongated up to 10 cm high, with 14 15 acute ribs. Rsp whitish, usually 10 around 1 cm long, csp darker, usually 1 sometimes up to 4. thicker, up to 3 cm long. I'l 9 cm long, 8 cm broad, lemon-vellow. II'185 IP DIIS DISTRIBUTION Argentina, Cordohi. ol HER N VMES Echinopsis aurca, l.ibkia iyiittdnia, 'srudtdubn ia aurca, P. luiajinra, Hynenorcbutu aurca For varieties of I aurca other thai those below sec Appendix 3. Lobivia aurca . fallax (Oehme) Rausch Single or...

Escobaria vivipara v bisbccana Oram DR Hunt

Clumping, ll 5 7 cm wide, pink. v. huofhim.i (P. Fisher) N.P. Taylor clumping, ll small, peach to light pink (Arizona, near Bagdad), v. descrti (Knglm.) D.R. Hunt, similar lo . buof., solitan', ll small, brownish (USA, distribution S V USA and New Mexico. Oil ikk nvxik.s C.oryphunthti dflirq,ii< j, Esatbaria eg. (mis- applied names). ('. in-. . bub., C vn bunf. v. descrti C (hloranlha & r desali, Esc. chloramfui, Esc. dtierti. Sicm In 10 cm high b> cm' clumping. I I 3 cm across, pale el...

Parodia spegazziniana Brandt

Fl 5 cm across, red. other names P tapillitacnus, P tgantca r. jujuyana'. Usually .solitan, to 2(1 cm high b 15 cm rsp lo 25, thin. Fl 4 cm long, yellow to orange v. robustior Bkbg. spines stouter, rsp 12-13. Ft red, 2-5 cm across (Maimara). oi HER N WIES P. friaana. P. giganua, P x kraus(anu. P. pstudoituemm, P. rifpdispina, P. mbmenlra, P uvparia, In habitat small and llaitcncJ, in cultivation becoming larger and elongated, 6 cm across csp hooked or straight. Fl...

K0p0r1

Neoporteria islayensis v. divaricatiflora (Ritt.) Don. & Rowley Solitary, globose, I 7 cm broad Ii 2-3 cm broad, greenish-yellow < r reddish. IP CiC ih iii k vmi.s hkja Jjiamalillnra. Neoporteria krainziana (Ritt.) Don. & Rowley Siiliiary, becoming shiMt-cylindric in cultivation. I I 3 cm broad. scenied. IP F dim kim i ion. Chile, near Poconchile dose lo the Permian border. o l ih k na.mks hlaya krainziana. I. unguupinu. Neoporteria jussieui (Monv.) B. & R. Solitary, short-olindnc to...

Echinopsis

I p to cm across, fresh green in colour. FI orange-red, b cm long . grandi flora Kausch (from Mi que) lo HI cm across with a brilliam red ll 10 cm long v. mcgaloccph.iLi Rausch lo 13 cm across with the orange-red ll 12 cm long. CS PM nisiRlliiriHA Holiva. Pojo. OTHER NWll s latfriiia pojoatsh & ,. ftnjucnsis grandi flora, h'fhiito uii aaaslmphora suhsp. pyoeitsis & wrs. grandiHora & mqa ovphala

Mammillaria grusonii Runge

Usually solitary , spherical to elongated, up to 25 cm across. IIIS PMI DISTRIBUTION. Mexico. Coahuib, Sierra Bob. Mammillaria guclzowiana Werd. Simple or clusterint,'. heads up lo 7 cm across 116 cm wide. ICS I'M DiMKiiu Hon Mexico, Durango. mountainsides N of Rio N'uas. oI ill K n xii.s Kraimia gjuhtmuna. (Bravo) attrib. to Hoed, by) Bkbg. & Knuth Body cylindric up to 60 cm long, 0 cm broad, eventually clomping, op hooked or .straight. Fl small, red. IP k nisiKim Hon. Mexico, Ciuerrcru,...

Mammillaria itnialcnsis Rcpp

Peanut Cactus Pink

Stems to 10 cm high and fi cm across, clumping to form large mounds, rsp 20 25, 3-5 mm long csp 2-4. 5-12 mm long. H N- 10 mm broad, dark carmine. Closely related lo the solitary-growing M. albilanata. ReppV. 2 IIVKeppi imsi Kim I kin Mexico, Guerrero. Iguala. Mammillaria jaliscana (H. & R.) Hoed. Soli tan, becoming oblong, up to 5 cm broad. I.HM4 CS PM DI.MRIIU llo Mexico, various localities in Jalisco and in bordering areas ol AgMUM. ilicnlv.v, ( uervUw and

Mammillaria dioica K Brandcgee

()ffsetting from die base lo form small clumps, stems to 33 cm high b Idem. K244 IP K ims i kiiii i ion S California to Mexico, mainland Raja California and several islands Clumping, heads up in 18 cm high In 13 cm ll 1.6 cm wide rsp 22 28. csp 4 6 11)118525 1 IS I. IMS i kiiii nos. Mexico Puebla, Hidalgo Oaxaca and Mesico Dl (hin.k nwii.s W. mwia, .If espera nzaensis, ,11. nsaumae. M mhotcrenae. W. pjcJiyrltw. W sehmnllii. Mamniillaria discolor v. niultispina

Matucana comacephala Ritt

Solitary, becoming columnar, usually to 75 cm high by 8 cm. 1*1 pink to carmine (1.103, 1.185) or pinkish-orange (1.173). 1.185 1P DHS DISTRIBlJTION Peru mountains above the Rio Maranon, from Balsa* to I.Umcllin and lluari (Af. fiuunianif n.n.). OTHER NAMES M. cahxcphila, Si. vintcn. L suallx solitary, to 15 cm high and broad. H to 9 em long ICS P.MI DISTRIBUTION Peru Cajamarca between Chota and Hualgayoc, I luancabamba near Sondor. OTHER NAMES Horzuadus auraniurus, H aahacms, Ai. (akctrns,...

Mammillaria insularis Gates

Usually Military, cultivated plants shortly columnar, old plants spannglv offsetting around the base Fl 2.5 cm across. CS V disiktm hon Mexico, outermost islet ol Smith Island group, I.os ngeles Hay, liaja California. Mammillaria johnstonii (R. & R.) Orcutt Solitary , up to 20 cm high hy 10 cm spination very variable, Irom short and straight to lung and twisted, this being linked, incorrectly, to varietal names. kliSI - l IP k imsikim tiov Mcxico. Scinura. San (' irlus Kay oilii.K ll v...

Ancistrocactus crassihamatus Web Benson

Solitary, to 20 cm or so high In 10- 15 cm. Fl not opening widely, 2 cm long, purple. IP K o I her NAMK.V Glandutiaulus crusuhamatus. Arequipa hcmpeliana (Guerke) Oehmc ( lobular to elongated, spination extremely variable, often much denser than in the plant illustrated. RMF30 IP F Dts'i Kim111< > N Chile and S Peru. oiher names'. All other species o Arequipa Beniattus hemptlianus, B. ret tip i & tan.

Gymnocalycium baldianum Speg Speg

I I often bright red hut can he pink or even white PI27 CS PM DIM Kit rio Argentina, Catamarca. OIHfcR N VMl.s C. wiluriunum. Gymnocalycium borthii Koop Closely related to ( . pbbosum. I tody flattened becoming elongated-globular, up to 10 cm high bv cm. I I 5 cm across, white with a pink throat. OFl 9-80 1 IS DIIS dimkiui iion Argentina, San l.uis, at ( uines.

Gvmnocalvcium Iccanum Hook B R

Hook Spined Cactus

Disikihliion Uruguay and adiaccnt areas of Argentina. large, sphcrical spccics, dull green and strong ) fined, II short and stout, whitish to pink. Probably conspecific with G. niduhins & G. weissianunt, also described by Backcberg from the same general area. I.5I0 1P I)IIS DISTRIBl I ION Argentina. Ma an. (HIIKK NAMES C. muciJum, ( . guiuuhinoui. Gymnocalycium mesopotamicum Kiesling Stem Military (seems to clump in cultivation) up to 4 cm bmad, dark, fairly glossv greer. I 'l 7 cm long bv...

Parodia pluriccntralis Ukbg Brandt

Solitary. to 12 cm high by 5 cm. 11 5 cm across, el low. (PI 69 CS DI IS J DISTRIBUTION Argentina, Salta. near Amblayo. Solitary, 8 cm high In 10 cm. I I .1 cm broad, golden yellow, jl J84 IP DIIS Solitary, to 30cm high by 5cm. Fl to 3 cm long. IP DIIS OISIRIBUTION Bolivia. IXr> t. Chuquisaca, mouth til Rio Challamarca. othfcr n.vmts. P ihiillamuuuitii, P. piruJoprrncru. Solitary, 8 cm high by 7 cm. 1-1 2 cm broad, dark orange to ims I kntt I ion Bolivia. IXpt. Cochabamba. near Mine Asicntus....

Gymnocalycium schrocdcrianum

Body simple, depressed, up to 15 cm broad and 5 cm high, ribs 15 IS. Fl up to 7 cm long and 5.5 cm broad, whitish, v. hayense Kiesling has smaller items, mostlv up lo 7 cm broad and 11 only 4 5 cm long. v. paucicostatum kiesling has only 'I 11 very angolate ribs and onb 3 spines as against 5 7 for the other varieties CS PM l)ismint HON Lrugua* (species onlv) and Argentina (species and vars.) Flattened to over 7 cm broid. II pink. Closelv related lo G. capillacnse IP DHS Gymnocalycium sehuet...

Bkbg ex Mottram

Cactus Picture Guide

Solitary, lo 20 cm high and 7 cm across. K140 IP K DISTHIUUTION Mexico Puebla and Oaxaca. Solitan, lo 18 cm or more high by 9- Idem. fkl43 IP k Dis I Kim nos Mexico, Puebla Oaxaca Ixirdcr Mammillaria drocgcana I lild. emend. Repp. Cylindrical, Military ur offsetting, heads up to 211 cm long by 6 cm, rsp 24-32, 6-8 mm long, csp 8- II. 7-12 mm long. FI 1.5 cm across, pink. K279 1 IP KI distriiutiov Mexico, Querelaro. Sierra dc San Moran Clumping, heads up to 2.5 cm across, spines stiff, a spring...

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Pyrrhocactus Strausianus

NiSTRIRl hon New Mexico and N Arizona, rare other nvmks 'tumeya papyr& cunlka Solitary, to 7 cm high hy 10 cm Fl vrllow PZ47 (1S DISTRIBUTION N Argentina, valley of the Rio Grande de Sauce Pedioeaetus pccblcsianus (Croiz.) Benson Solitary , to b cm high by 4 cm csp 0. IT to 17 mm lung, cream to yellow. G( distribution N Arizona, between Holhrook and Joseph City . v. lickciscnii (llkbg) Benson is more dcnsch spined csp. I. DISIRIBL I Ion N Arizona. Grand Canton area other names uitipiu...

IVjf vfiidi

Cactus Fl5

Lobivia ticgcliana v. pusilla (Rill .) Rausch I leads up lo 4 cm acn ss lorming muh-headetl clumps FI 4 cm acri ss. v. flaviflora (Rut) Rausch differs mainli b its ins i hi in iion Holivia, S of Tarija. other n wo v jAh t,t ftuiillti, Wedudihivia hinutiuima, I., lift. i. uriandootsis. . Ha iflora L pusilla f. Ilai iflnra. Solilarv. globular to short-cvlindric. 5 7 cm across, esp 6 cm long PI cIiiiv, .1 4 cm across. P. I 168 11 DlsTKllil lloN llolivia. Cuchu Ingcnio. Ol ok nvmi.s l.okn-iu...

Riit Don Rowley

Solitary, dwarf. 2.5 4.5 cm across, csp 1-2, 1-1.5 cm long. I'l 3.5 cm actus, white lo yellowish, v. residua (Ritt.) Hoffmann Is up to 8cm across, csp 2 - 5(-8), I -3 cm long (Antufagasta to Tocopillu). IP ex Ritt. I-' Dis i Rim't ion Chile, mountains N of Antolagasta. o l iii k names emhrlenia ream J., Pyrriiocaclus recond. v. residua Vrwr residua, Pyrrho. rcsiduus. Ncoportcria rccondita v. vcxata (Ritt.) MolTmann Solitan, llattened-globular, to 3 cm (rarely to 5 cm) across. I'l 3 cm long....

Mammiii4ria

Mammillaria viridiflora (B. & R.) Boed. Stem usually Militan but sometimes clustering, heads to 10 cm high by 7.5 cm CS V distribution Arizona, near Boundary Monument othkk na.mks .If. (hai fzii, M orcstera, M. wilcnxii v. uridiflora, If wnghlii r. liriJifloni Mammillaria voburnensis Scheer I leads to 20 cm long by 8 cm, freely offsetting. Fl 2 cm long, yellow with brownish dorsal stripe v. eiclilamii (Quchl) Repp. . collinsii (B. & R) Repp and v. quctzalcoatl Repp, differ in a number of...

Neoporteria coimascnsis

Neoporteria Cactus Flower

Solitary , to 30 cm and more high by 12 cm. Fl 5-7.5 cm long, 4 cm broad, widely opening, v. robusta (Ritt.) Ritt., (upper, R.M182 IP F j tends to fair thicker and darker spination fl to 8 cm long (F. of Montenegro). RMF105 IP F DISTRIBUTION Chile, I .as Coimas and from I .as Chilcas in the S to N of lllapel. OTHER NAMES v. robusta en port ma robusta Neoporteria confinis (Ritt.) Don. & . Rowley Solitary , bod green or black, globular later elongated, 6-8 cm broad Fl 3cm across R.MF173 IP F...

Echinopsis bridges SI

Offsetting, stem to 10 cm broad, ccrtral spin* long, ll 15-IX cm long. Similar but much more elongated, to 50 cm long, and with much shorter spines r. K. cochabambcnsis Hkbg., from Cinhabamha. P.M146 H insiKim iion Holivia, highlands amund I.a Pa . OTllKK n vmi.s F. cotacajcsi (lard F. ihicoatcnsis (lard., F. pojoensis Card. and F vallcgrandcnsis Card, all appear to be forms of this variable species

Card Rausch

Single, globular lo somewhat elongated, up to 10 cm across, spination variable in density according to llic population from which the plants arc- derived. Fl 3-3.5 cm broad, red, sometimes with a paler throat B5I08-3 IP PI IS DISTRIBUTION llolivia around Tiraquc. OTIIhR NVMl-s I. baut otigoiricha. nmannabarina, pseudofinnabannu, Ci'irmbannea pstudMnnabarinu, dniutbarinu subsp. aamrhoplegma,fdigotricha & i. nminnubarina. Lobivia acanthoplcgma v. patula Rausch Single, Ilattened-globular,...

Ritt Rausch

Single, body s 15 cm acritss i-sp 2 (t cm long Mi cm acmss, yellow, orange or red. P. I1XQ II Dlsi Kllit HON Bolivia, amund (lulpiia 0 I lit r N VMKs I .oh la tulpiNtmi*, I., (ampimla. puj> . Soliian. globular up to HI cm across. Fl 6.5 cm long b illsirhu hon rgentina. Sierra Fanutina. ol ihr n vmi.n l.obh itt JiMHiM rmuii'Mina, ' . frandis Single (hut sparingly offsetting in cultivation). up In 7 cm across. spines up in ii cm lung, awl-shaped. brownish-jellow. M 5 - h cm acriiss, shades 1...

Neoporteria marksiana Rin Don Rowley

I-'I 4 cm broad, lemon or reddish-yellow. Closclv related lo N. curvispina. PM25I H usTRiBiniON Chile, V ila I'rai to San Fernando. O'llll.K NAMES ihmiocaclus marhianus & r. tunensn, Xenp. marisiana p. tunensis, Pyrrhocadus mark. t . lunensis, P. Iruncalipdalus. Solitan, to 50 cm high by 10 cm, sometimes clumping. Fl OTHER NAMES Xeop. sub*ibhut v. miovsperma, X. micros, v. Solitan , club-shaped, to 3.5 cm across, elongating in cultivation. FT 4 cm across, while to...

Acanthocalycium thionanthum Speg Bkbg

Solitary, to 12 cm high by 6-10cm brcvispinum (Riti.) l> on. to 50 cm by 6 cm, spines djrkcr anil shorter. FI yellow (Cafayate) v. chionanthuni (Speg.) Moss, similar FI while (Cachi-Cachipampa). (CS PM DISTRIBUTION Argentina, Salta, Cachi. oiiUR NAMES A. (atamannut, A.fjxieum', Lobntu thion. i Ml. vars. A. hmts., A. (hion., aid thum. u forts., I hi on. r. dim. Acanthocalycium thionanthum v. aurandacum (Rausch) Don. cx Rausch Solitary , to 5 cm high by 9 cm, rsp 5 - 7, to 5 cm long, csp 1. FI...

Lobivia fcrox B R

Solitary, 30- 70 cm high by 30 cm. isp up to IK cm long. Fl 9-11 cm long, 6-8 cm bnnd, while to whitish-pink CS PM DISTKIUL HON cry widespread, from Omni in Bolivia to Purmamarca in Argentina. 0 I lit k WMi.s. I.ohniii J'erttt r. (unurgatsis, frrux 1 pnlnsina, I Juris pauh, poiosiiu, FAinopsts frrux, I. laurimsis, F pomsinu, tcrdana, Pseudolobivui fcrox, P Icomcnsis & P fnHosinu.

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We arc deeply indebted to all those people - some of whom were complete strangers when we first made contact with them concerning this project - who have made freely available to us their cacti, their expertise and also their hospitality. Without access to their specialist collections, which mainly consist of fully documented material, this book would not have been a practical proposition. Our special thanks therefore go to the following - this book is as much theirs as ours Elisabeth and...

Neoporteria villosa Monv Berg

Notocactus Uebelmannianus Flower

Solitary, at hrst globular then cvlinJric to 15 cm high bv 8 cm. h 2 cm long. RMF185 'lP F IMStkiirTION Chile, around lluasco and lo Carri al OIHIK N Ml_s 'top. atnsptnosa, cephalophnra, V laniceps. .V. polyrftaphis. Solitary, to i-m high bv 11 cm. FI 2.2 cm long. RMFI9I IP F disiriih i ion Chile, Ni ofU Serena, Juan Soldado Gorge. OTHER NVMhs Y Mtgm. i up in a, V rapiftra. Ncoportcria wagcnkncchtii v. vallenarensis Ritt Hoffmann Solitary, at hrsi globular, later clongated up to em across. Ribs...

Discocactus bahiensis H R

Fl to 5 cm long, cream. CS GC disikiiu no Brazil, Rahia Discocactus hartmannii Sch. B. amp R. Ilnudly spherical, gliissv I I while. IP I I. Herdt Coll. disikiiu iids Paraguay, Paraguari and llrazil. S Mato i rosso. till IKK WMis h nuipiiwuinmus. I mamUhnux, I , piitulil' iius.

Mammillaria isotensis Rcpp

Stems to 25 cm high by 5.5 cm, clumping rsp 10-13, 3-7 mm long, csp 2, ft-17 mm long, lowest longest and hooked, brown to black. Fl 16- IX mm across, carmine. ICS PMI DIMKIHl hon Mexico. Mexico l F, FJ Isote. Mammillaria karwinskiana Mart. Offsetting or branching dichotomuusly, stems up to 10 cm across. Spine length and axillan vwol amounts ven variable. PM7 I IS PM ois ikiiii rton Mexico, around the city of Oaxaca. Ol ill K .xiis If. nnfusa, W. muhisrta, If. amzuttn, .If. ebouiainihd, W....

M M L

Fl 9-10 cm long, carminc. DISTRIBI110N Peru. Dept. of Cajamarca. Ilalsas. OTHER NAMES Suhmaiuana fnrmosa, Rorzitaeius Jomosus. Solitary, to 36 cm high by 7- 18 cm. Fl 7.5-10.5 cm long, petals golden yellow, blood-red above. Kk lP GC DlS'l RIBUTION Peru, Pucnte Crisncjas, N of Cajamarca. oi lil.K NVMI s Rimieactus inier., Submaiuiuna inier. Usually solitary to 60 cm high by 15 cm. Fl 5-7 cm long, red. v. breviflora' Af. bmi lntu Raul amp likbg. is globular, 15 cm...

Mammii I R I

Solitary, globular. aboul 4 cm across, 1 1 pale pink, 1.5 cm across. CS V DISTRIBUTION Mexico, original locality not cited, plants fitting the description have been collected recently between the city ol Guanajuato aid Dolores Hidalgo. orill.K NAMES If. fxMcitiuna. Mammillaria rhodantha Link amp Otto Usually solitary. stems to 40 cm high by 12 cm. Rsp 17 - 24, 4-9 mm. glassy-white to pale yellow csp 4-'J, to 25 mm, yellowish to reddish-brown. k248 IP K DISTRIBl HON Mountains to the K and ol the...

Gymnocalycium barianum Till

Gymnocalycium White Flower

I'l 4 cm broad, creamy white with a pink throat. 11.447 1 P OliS distribution Argentina, Tucuman, near Medina. Gymnocalycium bo singianuni Schuetz lrl pink with a red throat, petals olive brown on the outside. P205 IP DI IS distribltion Argentina, la Riopa, Chipes Viejo. Gymnocalycium bicolor Schuetz Sphcncal, up to 15 cm across. Fl 4.5 cm broad, white. R44 IP D1 IS Gymnocalycium bruchii Speg. Hoss. Forming large clumps of small, densely spined heads with white...

Lobivia grandiflora crassicaulis Bkbg Rausch

Lobivia Jajoiana Paucicostata

Stems 15 cm high and 11.5 cm aenss. offsetting. Fl 6-8 cm long CS PM oisIKllil lk v Argentina. .atamarra, l.a l-.staneia Ol IHK NVMI-S Ildianthucercus cwii auln, I. bau undulgaLfhb If. amp R. non 11 ., tassicauhs Triekverm calamanensis. Lobivia hacniatantha Speg. B. amp R. Solitary, 5-1' cm high by 0-7 cm, I'l 5-7 cm long and broad, red with a white throat. R157 CS PM dim Rim iion rgentina, Salta, V of Cachi to ngostaco. v. chorrilloscnsis Rausch Rausch illus. body 4 cm across, solitary or...

Lobivia chrvsantha Werd Bkbg

Single, up to 7 cm acrass, with a tap-root. Fl 5.5 cm long, vellow w ith a red throal. v. hypoevrta Rausch has a vellow Ii striped red CS PM dis'iriiu iion Argentina, Salla, around Puerta Tastil. oitlKR namks lutbh'iu jansentana. stajfwii. Uusaedv, dragai, polaskiana. Lobivia chrysochete Werd. Bodv llatteneil-globular, to 20 cm across, spines . gt , to 10 cm. Fl 4 cm wide, orangc-red in red. IP M v. markusii Rausch Rausch lower illus spiius 50. to 5 cm, much thinner, golden vcllow Volcan . C S...