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Bradleya 24/2006

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Bradleya is the yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society and has been published annually since 1983. It has aimed to present articles of a more specialised or technical nature than those which are published in our quarterly journal.

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Contents:
Adaptations and phytogeography in the ice-plant family (Aizoaceae) ; the interaction of the genetic equipment and ecological parameters. II. Hide-and-seek: plants sunk in the ground by H.E.K. Hartmann
Pollination biology of three Brazilian species of Micranthocereus Backeb. (Cereeae, Cactoideae) endemic to the “campos rupestres” by Lidyanne Yuriko Saleme Aona, Marlon Machado, Emerson Ricardo Pansarin, Cibele Cardoso de Castro, Daniela Zappi and Maria do Carmo E. do Amaral
Wide-band tracheids in Brazilian cacti by Gladys Flavia Melo-de-Pinna, Emilia Arruda and Deusa Deise Abreu
Micropropagation of Adenia goetzei Harms, an attractive caudiciform from Central Africa by Peter Krogstrup, Jens I. Find, Michel M.H. Kristensen and Jorgen Damgaard
Book review by Colin C. Walker
Two new species of Aloe (Asphodelaceae) from Madagascar by Jean-Bernard Castillon
Blossfeldia lacks cortical bundles and persistent epidermis; is it basal within Cactoideae? by James D. Mauseth
Effect of coconut water, darkness and auxins on morphogenesis of Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus (Cactaceae) by Maria del Socorro Santos-Diaz, Carlos Elizalde-Rodriguez and Ma. de Lourdes Santos-Diaz
Notes on the cultivation and propagation of Chortolirion angolense (Baker) A.Berger (Asphodelaceae) by Andrew Hankey and Gideon F. Smith
Wood in the cactus subfamily Opuntioideae has extremely diverse structure by James D. Mauseth
Aloe rendillorum: a new species in northern Kenya by Leonard E. Newton
Pelecyphora strobiliformis (Werdermann) Fric & Schelle ex Kreuzinger (Cactaceae): a new locality in San Luis Potos, Mexico by Manuel Sotomayor, Alberto Arredondo Gomez, Francisco Reno Sanchez Barra and Mario Martinez MendezNotes on the diversity, biology, and taxonomy of Frailea (Cactaceae) by Detlev Metzing and Roberto Kiesling

Cover: pollinators on flowers of Micranthocereus in Brazil; (top): the butterfly Phoebis philea on flowers of M. flaviflorus; (centre): Vettius sp. (Hesperiidae) on flowers of M. streckeri; (bottom): the hummingbird Phaethornis squalidus visiting flowers of M. streckeri. Photos by Emerson R. Pansarin.

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Total number of pages – 128 + Cover ( 27 colour pages + Cover)
73 colour photographs
63 black and white photographs, 24 line drawings and diagrams, 20 maps
ISBN 0 902099 77 9
ISSN 0265-086X

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Weight 0.6 kg
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