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Eriosyce odieri

Eriosyce odieri

Ferocactus cylindraceus subs. eastwoodiae

Ferocactus cylindraceus subs. eastwoodiae

Discocactus multicolorispinus

Discocactus multicolorispinus

Echinocereus dasyacanthus

Echinocereus dasyacanthus

Ariocarpus retusus cv. Maruibo Pectinatus

Ariocarpus retusus cv. Maruibo Pectinatus

Sulcorebutia flavissima

Sulcorebutia flavissima

Copiapoa carrizalensis

Copiapoa carrizalensis

Gymnocalycium gibbosum f. cristatum

Gymnocalycium gibbosum f. cristatum

Mammillaria carnea

Mammillaria carnea

Parodia grossei var. aureispina

Parodia grossei var. aureispina

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.