Ariocarpus et cetera The special, smaller genera of Mexican cacti. With the help of Weightman, Pilbeam authors yet another fantastic cactus book. Unlike Pilbeam's other single-genera books such as Mammillaria and Rebutia, the authors of Ariocarpus Etc. As the book's subtitle explains these are "The special, smaller genera of Mexican cacti". While this might leave a beginner collector scatching thier head as to what this means; those more seasoned will be able to fondly guess at which species are covered in this book. Seventeen genera are included here, which, aside from Ariocarpus, also includes Astrophytum, Aztekium, Geohintonia, Obregonia, Ortegocactus, Turbinicarpus and more.

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Return to Book Page. Preview — Ariocarpus et cetera by John Pilbeam. Ariocarpus et cetera by John Pilbeam ,. Bill Weightman. This book does a wonderful job of illustrating and describing those small species of cacti from Mexico that every cactus grower loves.

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The appreciation started when both were teenagers, and when plants were particularly difficult to come by. Many available then were dug out of their comfortable homes to spend weeks travelling by various means of transport, before arriving in England in a dehydrated state, requiring a special skill to revive them from the edge of extermination. With a more enlightened attitude these days, most of them in collections are seed-grown, relieving the pressure on the populations in the wild, and this is to be applauded. Deutsch English.


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