Only now, at the beginning of the new millennium, is there an
up-to-date, comprehensive study of the cactus family. This
long-awaited, monumental work covers the Cactaceae in an
encyclopedic manner, addressing 125 genera and 1810 species. The
most comprehensive single resource on the subject available today,
it includes more than 1000 color photographs in addition to other
illustrations. The introduction to each genus concentrates on the
discovery of... more...