CactusWorld 2009/1


The Society journal  appears quarterly and is a richly illustrated, topical and informative journal which is highly respected worldwide.Currently issued in B5 format with beautifully illustrated, laminated covers the journal usually runs to 56 pages, though occasionally longer editions are produced as well as Special Issues. Older issues may differ.

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  • The Melocactus in eastern Brazil: part I – an introduction to Melocactus by Marlon Machado
  • BCSS Photo Competition 2008 by Derek Tribble & Brian McDonough
  • Maybe the most beautiful botanical garden in South America by Henk and Margreet Damsma
  • In memoriam: Elsie and Will Tjaden by Bill Maddams
  • Cacti of the Chancay and Chillon river basins, Lima, Peru: a research and conservation study by Dr Carlos Ostolaza, Dr Guillermo Pino, Mercedes Flores MSc, Aldo Ceroni MSc, Natalie Ramirez, Johanna Cortez, Jessica Vargas and Lourdes Salinas
  • Aloe johannis-philippei, a new Aloe (Asphodelaceae) from the high mountains of central Madagascar by Jean-Bernard Castillon
  • Notes on general cultivation: maintenance of compost acidity by Ray Allcock
  • Coryphantha kracikii by Kathy Flanagan
  • Literature review
  • Cactus Talk
  • Forum report

Front cover: The lizard Tropidurus hispidus, whose mouth is filled with a fruit of Melocactus glaucescens (near Morro do Chapeu, Bahia).  Few will ever have witnessed this fantastic split-second moment of time that was captured on camera by Marlon Machado, who gives us new insights in this issue into the world of Brazilian melocacti.

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