Bradleya 29/2011


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.




The identity of Drosanthemum micans (Aizoaceae) H.E.K. Hartmann
Diversity and distribution of Cactaceae in Ceará state, north-eastern Brazil Marcelo O. T Menezes, Nigel P Taylor. Marlon C. Machado. Paulo J. A. Coelho and Diva Correia
Esterhuysenia grahambeckii, a new rare species in the Aizoaceae (Mesembryanthema, Ruschioideae) from the Rooiberg, Western Cape, South Africa Ernst J. van Jaarsveld
Crassula fragarioides, a new sandstone outcrop species from the Bokkeveld Escarpment, Northern Cape, South Africa Ernst J. van Jaarsveld, Nick Helme and Derek Tribble
Two new species of Aloe in Kenya Leonard E. Newton
Provenance of the material on which the name Aloe mendesii Reynolds (Asphodelaceae), a cliff-dwelling species from Angola, is based Gideon F Smith and Estrela Figueiredo
Agave americana L. (subsp. americana) var. expansa (Jacobi) Gentry (Agavaceae) naturalized in South Africa Gideon F Smith and Estrela Figueiredo
South Africa’s ongoing Opuntia Mill. (Cactaceae) problem: the case of Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff. Gideon F Smith, Estrela Figueiredo. James S. Boatwright and Neil R. Crouch
The genus Cyphostemma (Planch.) Alston (Vitaceae) in Angola Filipe de Sousa. Estrela Figueiredo and Gideon F Smith
The rough and the smooth: a reassessment of Conophytum reconditum Andrew J. Young. Chris Rodgerson and Steven A. Hammer
Genetic diversity among South African cactus pear genebank accessions using AFLP markers Barbara K. Mashope. Liezel Herselman and Maryke T Labuschagne
Aloe sharoniae N.R.Crouch & Gideon F.Sm. (Asphodelaceae): species rank for a leptoaloe from southern Africa Neil R. Crouch and Gideon F Smith
Who’s in a name: eponymy of the name Aloe thompsoniae Groenew., with notes on naming species after people Estrela Figueiredo and Gideon F Smith
Reinstatement of Aloe graciliflora Groenew. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae), a maculate aloe from north-east South Africa Ronell R. Klopper. Olwen M. Grace. Gideon F Smith and Estrela Figueiredo
A new species of Pilosocereus subgenus Gounellea, P. frewenii. from SE Brazil Daniela Zappi and Nigel Taylor
South Africa’s succulents under threat Janine E. Victor and Lufuno E. Makwarela
Drosanthemum subgenus Speciosa (Aizoaceae): towards a revision of the plants with black staminodes H.E.K. Hartmann and A. Le Roux
What’s in a name: an update on epithets used in Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae) Gideon F Smith. Colin C. Walkerand Estrela Figueiredo
Book reviews Colin C Walker.

Cover:Crassula fragarioides drawn and painted by Phil Hughes. For scale the main plant is c. 4.5 cm across, the colour detail shows a plant in habitat c. 2 cm across, and the single flower is 4 mm tall. This new species is described in an article by Ernst van Jaarsveld, Nick Helme and Derek Tribble.

Total number of pages: 184
Colour photographs: 207
11 Black and white photographs, 27 line drawings and diagrams and maps.
ISBN 0-902099-84-5
ISSN 0265-086X

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