Coryphantha: Cacti of Mexico and Southern USA by Reto Dicht, Adrian Lüthy PDF

By Reto Dicht, Adrian Lüthy

This detailed reference paintings provides the 1st accomplished taxonomy of Coryphantha, with a whole key to the genus. It encompasses 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 through their average grooved tubercles and massive plant life. The booklet is the results of a long time of viewing the literature and fieldwork via the writer crew and their ongoing dedication to map out the nomenclature of this genus. in this strategy, the authors even came upon a few new crops. greater than three hundred top quality color pictures exhibiting some of the cacti and their habitats in addition to distribution playing cards and illustrations explaining the morphological info supplement the textual content. Written in an easy-to-follow variety and with a bankruptcy on cultivation stipulations, the paintings won't simply be a useful reference guide for taxonomists and horticulturalists but additionally for hobbyists and plant collectors.

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C. durangensis ssp. durangensis 24 b. C. durangensis ssp. cuencamensis 25. C. longicornis 26 a. C. pallida ssp. pallida 26 b. C. pallida ssp. d Series Coryphantha 27. C. maiz-tablasensis 28. C. sulcata 29 a. C. hintoniorum ssp. hintoniorum 29 b. C. hintoniorum ssp. e Series Corniferae Dicht & A. Lüthy Subseries Corniferae Dicht & A. Lüthy 30. C. nickelsiae 31. C. pseudonickelsiae 32. C. compacta 33. C. cornifera 34 a. C. recurvata ssp. recurvata 34 b. C. recurvata ssp. canatlanensis 35. C. delicata 36.

3: 265, 1857 (=Coryphantha robustispina subsp. scheeri (Lemaire) Taylor)]; Coryphantha valida (Purpus) Bremer, Cact. Suc. Mex. 22: 14, 1977 (see ICBN Art. 3); Coryphantha poselgeriana (Dietrich) Britton & Rose var. valida (Purpus) Heinrich ex Backeberg, Cactaceae 5: 3050, 1961 (see ICBN Art. 3) [Non Coryphantha scheeri (Kuntze) Benson var. valida (Engelmann) Benson, The Cacti of Arizona 25, 1969 (=Coryphantha robustispina subsp. scheeri (Lemaire) Taylor)]; Mammillaria kieferiana 7 The Genus Coryphantha – Description of the Species Hort.

Recurvata ssp. recurvata C. recurvata ssp. canatlanensis C. delicata C. neglecta C. pseudoechinus ssp. pseudoechinus C. pseudoechinus ssp. laui Subseries Delaetianae C. delaetiana C. ramillosa C. ramillosa ssp. santarosa C. pulleineana C. werdermannii C. echinus Section Gracilicoryphantha C. gracilis Fig. 32. Phylogenetic interpretation of the genus Coryphantha (bold areole and gland types). 3 Systematic Overview of the Genus Coryphantha I. Subgenus Neocoryphantha Backeberg emend. Dicht & A. A Section Lepidocoryphantha (Backeberg) Moran 1 a.

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