Book ID: 112154
Cactaceae. 2021. illus. 519 p. 4to. Hardcover. - Chinese, with Latin nomenclature.
This book contains 57 genera and 186 species of Cactaceae (including subspecies taxa) cultivated ex situ in major botanical gardens in China. The Latin names of species (including subspecies taxa) are mainly based on The Cactus Family and The New Cactus Lexicon; the genus and species (subspecies) are arranged in alphabetical order of the Latin name. Various introductions include taxonomic information and natural distribution such as Chinese names, aliases, and Latin names, morphological characteristics of ex-situ cultivation, introduction information, phenological information, key points and main uses of ex-situ cultivation, with color photos showing its morphological characteristics. For ease of reference, a list of cactus plants in major botanical gardens, explanations of terms for cactus plants, geographical environment of each botanical garden, and indexes of Chinese and Latin names are attached to the back of the book.