CactusWorld 2019/3


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
  • Crassula – an introduction by Andy Palmer
  • Mammillaria bombycina Quehl by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
  • A new species of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae) from Tanzania by Ralph Peckover
  • Branch photographic competition by John Ellis
  • Aloe bakeri – a critically endangered highly localised Madagascan endemic by Colin C Walker
  • David R Hunt, 1938-2019, an appreciation by Nigel P Taylor
  • In my greenhouse and garden by Paul Scheurs
  • A new subspecies of Lithops from Namibia by Roy A Earlé & Ronald R J Uijs
  • One day in Baja California by John Pilbeam
  • Extrafloral nectaries in Aloe by Bert Jonkers
  • Alfred John Ward: the ‘Cactus Man’ of Scalby by Peter Berresford
  • Australian native succulents on stamps by Attila Kapitany
  • Buttonia superba by Lloyd Gordon
  • Top tips 4
  • Literature review

Front cover:  Ferocactus diguetii in habitat on the uninhabited island of Isla Santa Catalina.  Officially known as Isla Catalana, this is an island in the Gulf of California east of the Baja California Peninsula.  It is 13km long and 4km wide with a total area of just 39 square km.  You can read more about these majestic cacti in John Pilbeam’s article in this issue.  (Photo: David Neville)


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