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Cacti and Succulents Handbook, Expanded 2nd Edition

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Learn everything there is to know about cacti and succulent care in this newly updated, easy-to-use volume! Jam-packed with insight on more than 300 types of succulents and cacti, each plant profile contains gorgeous photography, botanical and common names, must-know advice, and more. Also included are simple instructions on choosing the right plants and helping them thrive, plus tips on how to propagate succulents and cacti, repotting, grooming, and pest control. This updated edition features all new photography, updates to scientific names of original plants based on current standards, 70 new cacti species, and 100 new succulent species. Author and award-winning researcher Gideon F. Smith previously served as president for the International Organization of Succulent Plant Study and has published over 500 scientific and popular papers on the taxonomy, biology, and evolution of succulent plants.


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Pages 256
Publish Date 2022-04-26
Size 8.0" x 10.0" x 0.0"
Author Gideon F Smith


About the Author

Gideon F. Smith is an award-winning expert in the field of cacti and succulents and is the past president of the International Organization for Succulent Plant Study, chairman of the World Flora Project, and holds positions on the steering committees of many international botanical initiatives. He has published more than 500 scientific and popular papers on the taxonomy, biology, and evolution of succulent plants, and has won numerous awards for his work with succulents. The author of more than 50 books, including Cacti and Succulents Handbook, Gideon is also an honorary professor at the Nelson Mandela University in South Africa.

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