Cacti of Eastern Brazil

Nigel Taylor and Daniela Zappi

Cacti of Eastern Brazil
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Nigel Taylor and Daniela Zappi

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

511 pages
Cloth $109.00 ISBN: 9781842460566 Published January 2004 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA
The Cactus family is an almost entirely New World group of unique plants. Within the Neotropics there are only a few geographical centres of cactus diversity. The third most important of these is Eastern Brazil. Phytogeographically isolated from other cacti habitats by 'hostile' environments, this region boasts a high percentage of endemic taxa, making it a discrete area of study and of great importance for conservation. This landmark publication includes 77 full page colour plates and 51 colour maps.
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