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CactusWorld01/2013
BCSS Journal 01/2013
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Journal 01/2013 | 4.5 GBP
  MARCH 2013 CONTENTS:
  • Editor's comments by Al Laius
  • The National Show 2012
  • Searching for Turbinicarpus in north-east Mexico by Chris Davies
  • In my greenhouse by Rene Geissler
  • Touring Madagascar by Juliette Hatt
  • More on magnesium deficiency by David Quail
  • The Hoodia gordonii project by Ralph Peckover
  • Plant of the quarter
  • Forum report
  • Searching for Strombocactus corregidorae by Damien Richard
  • Two new subspecies of Aloe (Asphodelaceae) from central Madagascar, and further observations on Aloe trachyticola by Jean-Bernard Castillon
  • Harrisia fragrans (syn. H. simpsonii) in eastern and southei Florida by Alan Franck
  • New data from the habitats of Corynopuntia marenae and Corynopuntia reflexispina by Davide Donati
  • Echinopsis 'Strawberries and Cream' by Brian McDonough
  • CactusTalk
  • A new combination of a natural hybrid of Sedum series Rupestria A.Berger = Petrosedum Grulich (Crassulaceae)
  • Literature review

 Front cover: Echinocereus triglochidiatus (Claret Cup cactus) in full flower growing near the visitor's centre of the Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA. Photo: Paul Klaassen

     
CactusWorld02/2013
BCSS Journal 02/2013
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Journal 02/2013 | 4.5.5 GBP
aa  JUNE 2013 CONTENTS:
  • Editor's comments by Al Laius
  • What is happening to Astrophytum? by Stuart Riley
  • Lithops optica `Rubragold': hybrid or thoroughbred, or much ado about nothing by Tok Schoeman
  • Establishing a National Collection of plants by Paul Doyle
  • Changes to Indian stapeliad genera: Hutchinia Wight & Am. and Pendulluma Plowes by Darrel Plowes
  • In my greenhouse by Hamish McKelvie
  • Parodia microsperma ssp. herzogii (Rausch) Janeba by Zlatko Janeba
  • Welwitschia mirabilis, a remarkable plant from the Namib Desert by Ernst van Jaarsveld & Uschi Pond
  • A visit to Cuatro Cienegas, Coahuila by Aldo Delladdio and Daina Ventura
  • Euphorbias worth knowing and growing (part 1) by Rikus van Veldhuisen
  • Succulent snippets
  • Literature review
Front cover: A broad-billed hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris) savours the nectar-rich brilliant scarlet flowers belonging to Cochemiea setispina (Mammillaria pondii ssp. setispina) from central Baja California. Although this bird traditionally migrates to the southern climes of Mexico in winter, bird feeders in Southern Arizona have reduced the frequency of such travels. Photographed in May 2012 at Tucson's Desert Museum this wild bird is probably a fernale or juvenile. Both plant and bird are native to the Sonoran desertPhoto: Colin Cutler
     
CactusWorld03/2013
BCSS Journal 04/2013
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Journal 03/2013 | 4.5 GBP
  SEPTEMBER 2013 CONTENTS:
  • Editorial by Peter Berresford
  • Confessions of a Turbinicarpus collector (part 1) by Rob Stevenson
  • In my greenhouse by Jim Mercer
  • Observations on the genus Lithops (part 2): Dr Hindrik Wijbrand de Boer (1885-1970), an appreciation by Brian Fearn
  • Oklahoma! by Peter Berresford
  • Hunting for Gasteria in the Western and Eastern Capes - part 1 by Tony Roberts
  • On the ground in Oaxaca and Puebla by David Yetman
  • Conophytum smaleorum: A new Knopie from the southern Richtersveld by Chris Rodgerson & Andrew J Young
  • Worthwhile hybrid succulents 14: Peperomia 'Leprechaun' by Gordon Rowley
  • Mammillaria bocasana 'Fred' by Elton Roberts
  • Angolluma kulalensis Plowes - an overlooked new stapeliad from Kenya by Darrel Plowes
  • Forum report
  • Echidnopsis kohaitoensis Plowes sp. nov. (Asclepiadoideae - Ceropegieae) by Darrel Plowes
  • Plant of the quarter
  • Round Robins report
  • CactusTalk
  • Literature review
Front cover: This is a plant of Echinocereus brandegeei that I have had for over six years but it has never flowered for me. The photograph is a composite image created using CombineZP stacking software. I used a dedicated macro lens and set the aperture to f/8 (a mid-value in order to obtain optimum optical quality). The spination is so extensive that this aperture does not give sufficient depth of field so I took a series of eight images. altering the focus slightly between each one. The software automatically combined the sharp zones from each image into the final output.Text and photo: John Ellis
     
CactusWorld04/2013
BCSS Journal 04/2013
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Journal 03/2013 | 4.5 GBP
  DECEMBER 2013 CONTENTS:

28 Extra pages

  • Editor's comments by Al Laius
  • Gymnocalycium - an alphabetical review: part 6, N-Q by John Pilbeam
  • The seed list 2013/2014 by Peter Arthurs
  • In my greenhouse by Peter Bint
  • Searching for Turbinicarpus in north-east Mexico - part 2 by Chris Davies
  • The Micropuntia complex (Cactaceae, Opuntioideae) by Fritz Hochstätter
  • A new species of Aloe from the central highlands of Madagascar by Jean-Bernard Castillon
  • Plant of the quarter
  • Succulent snippets
  • Epiphyllum hybrids by Peter Berresford
  • Four unusual cereoids by Maurice Williams
  • Mitrophyllum abbreviatum by Terry Smale
  • Know your tap water by Bill Maddams and Ivan Le Page
  • Round Robins report
  • Ballyanthus major Plowes - solving a Somali stapeliad conundrum by Darrel Plowes
  • Blue-flowered succulents by Ryder Gonolow (Gordon Rowley)
  • CactusTalk
  • Forum report
  • Literature review
Front cover: Crassula columnaris While touring South Africa and searching for haworthias in habitat one always comes across other succulents such as this stunning Crassula columnaris in flower. This particular plant was photographed at Verlatenkloof, south of Sutherland, which is also the habitat of Haworthia arachnoideaPhoto: Alan Rollason