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Gymnocalycium gibbosum var. chubutense

Gymnocalycium gibbosum var. chubutense

Mammillaria mammillaris

Mammillaria mammillaris

Copiapoa cinerea subs. columna-alba

Copiapoa cinerea subs. columna-alba

Mammillaria perezdelarosae subs. andersoniana

Mammillaria perezdelarosae subs. andersoniana

Ferocactus latispinus var. flavispinus

Ferocactus latispinus var. flavispinus

Turbinicarpus ysabelae

Turbinicarpus ysabelae

Opuntia aureispina

Opuntia aureispina

Lophophora williamsii var. fricii

Lophophora williamsii var. fricii

Polaskia chichipe f. cristata

Polaskia chichipe f. cristata

Astrophytum myriostigma cv. Fire Works

Astrophytum myriostigma cv. Fire Works

The ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CACTI is a an internet resource for all impassioned of Cacti around the world. It aims to be a comprehensive encyclopaedia for all cacti species. (Comprising: monstruos, crested, variegated, albinos, chimaeras, spineless, caudiciforms, epiphytes, winter-hardy, trees, perennials)

The encyclopedia of Cacti provides the Accepted Latin name for most species, subspecies, variety, forms and cultivars, with links to all Synonyms by which that plants has been known. The encyclopedia is regularly updated with information.
Summary Statistics:
The encyclopedia of Cacti contains 1 plant families, 441 plant genera and includes 17590 scientific names and synonyms. 6810 taxa and cultivars have their individual description sheet, 2237 of which are accepted scientific names, 419 cultivars names and 14934 synonyms. The encyclopedia of Cacti is illustrated with 12217 plant photos.