CactusWorld 2016/3


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.



  • Editor’s comments by Al Laius
  • A glimpse into the rich cactus and succulent flora of the Barranca de Metztitlan, Mexico (part 1) by Michael Greulich
  • Aloe tomentosa – a species with unusual hairy flowers from the Yemen by Colin C Walker
  • An encounter with Melocactus guitarti at Manaquitas, central Cuba by Zlatko Janeba
  • Notes on Sedum cepaea L. (Crassulaceae) by Massimo Afferni
  • A Bradley anniversary and the start of succulent-collecting by Gordon Rowley
  • Euphorbias worth knowing and growing (part 5) by Volker Buddensiek
  • Using ribbed cacti to study plant growth and development by James D Mauseth
  • Aylostera fiebrigii north of Cochabamba, Bolivia by John Carr
  • In our greenhouses by Tony and Suzanne Mace
  • Presidential potted plants – Gymnocalycium monvillei by Colin C Walker
  • Sempervivum ciliosum Craib by Ray Stephenson
  • Botanical illustration – copper etching by Bobbi Angell
  • CactusTalk
  • An alternative approach to cultivation – part 1 by Peter Hallett

Front cover: Melocactus guitarti cephalium in close-up, with a single pink flower, near Manaquitas, central Cuba. See article inside this issue for the full story. (Photo: Zlatko Janeba)

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