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The comprehensive HSCSS library collection includes both current books and periodicals and rare, out-of-print reference materials. The library holdings, which are currently stored at the home of an HSCS board director, are available to all HSCSS members after 90 days of club membership. Some of the reference books, however, can only be viewed at meetings and not checked out. Summary documents and photo CDs of the winning 2006 and 2007 HSCSS Show and Sale plants are also available.
 
To borrow books from the library, review the publication listings below, which are alphabetized by title. After making your selection(s), contact Librarian Susan Carpentier by e-mail at cuervo28@swbell.net or telephone her at 314-781-1936 with a message that includes your name, the book title(s), and the date of the meeting at which you would like to pick up the books. Members may check out up to three books at a time, but must return them by the next club meeting.
 
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Adenium Sculptural Elegance -- Dimmitt, Mark; Joseph, Gene; and Palzkill, David -- 2009
Adromischus, The Cactus File Handbook 3 -- Pilbeam, John; Rodgerson, Chrus; and Tribble, Derek -- 1998
   (Crassulaceae, Adromischus) Good pictures and origin information in a friendly, non-technical style. First-ever book on these southern African plants details variations within species in cultivation and the wild. Chapters on classification, geography, propagation and field collection. 104 pages.
Aeonium in Habit and Cultivations -- Schulz, R.
African Succulent Plant Society Bulletin -- 1970-1971
Agave Family in Sonora, The -- Gentry, Howard Scott -- 1972
   (Agavaceae, Agave) Agriculture handbook no. 399, U.S. Agricultural Research Service. 195 pages.
Agaves (1968 Yearbook) -- Breiting, A. -- 1968
   (Agavaceae, Agave)
Agaves of Continental North America -- Gentry, Howard Scott -- 1982
   (Agavaceae, Agave) A classic monograph! Gives thorough descriptions of over 136 species. 278 b/w photos, 111 b/w line drawings, 35 maps. 670 pages.
All About Greenhouses -- Ortho Books -- 2001
   Expert guidance on choosing, budgeting for and building a greenhouse. 26 projects, 106 photographs, 80 illustrations. 96 pages.
All About Saguaros -- Hodge, Carle -- 1991
   (Cactaceae, Carnegiea) Color photos. Published by Arizona Highways. 64 pages.
Aloe -- Journal of the South African Succulent Society -- van Jaarsveld, Ernst -- 1987
Aloes of Madagascar -- Castillon, Jean-Bernard; and Castillon, Jean-Philippe -- 2010
   This 400-page book resulted from 12 years of exploration by the authors. With over 1,000 color photos (many in situ), it recapitulates the 110 aloe species and 50 taxa accepted today. Excellent identification guide. Bilingual -- French-English.
Aloes of Malawi, The -- Lane, S. S.
Aloes of Southern Africa, The -- Smith, Gideon; and Van Wyk, Braam -- 2008
Aloes of Tropical Africa and Madagascar, The -- Reynolds, G. W. -- 1982
   (Asphodelaceae, Aloe)
Anacampseros, Avonia, Grahamia -- A Grower's Handbook -- Rowley, Gordon -- 1995
   (Portulacaceae, Anacampseros, Avonia, Grahamia) Highly readable introduction with 29 detailed species descriptions make this handbook an invaluable reference for both the layman and experienced collector. Has 73 plates of color photos, two plates of color drawings, 19 b/w line drawings. 80 pages.
Art, Science, History and Philosophy of Bonsai, The -- Koreshoff, Deborah R. -- 2006
Asclepiadaceae -- Illustrated Handbook of Succulents Plants -- Albers, Focke, Editor -- 2002
   (Asclepiadaceae) Comprehensive book covers over 9,000 taxa of succulents other than Cactaceae. This volume on the milkweed family presents 1,119 species and covers 49 of the 70 genera treated in their entirety. Highlights: Ceropegia and Brachystelma. Illustrated with 332 color photos. Includes keys to genera, descriptions with typification and distribution data, full synonymy and literature references.
Astrophytum Handbook -- Sato, T. -- 1995
   Four-volume set in Japanese with separate English translation. Outstanding photos. Volume 1: Asterias family. Volume 2: Myriostigma family. Volume 3: Capricorne family. Volume 4: Ornatum and Coahuilense families.
Australian Succulent Plants -- Kapitany, Attila -- 2007
   Covers 100 succulent species from 40 genera that are poorly addressed by general books on Australia's plants. Easy to read, easy to use for identification.
 
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Basic Bonsai Design -- DeGroot, David -- 1995
Bonsai -- Illustrated Guide to an Ancient Art -- Sunset Books
   Beginner level.
Bonsai, Saikei and Bondei -- Behme, Robert L. -- 1969
Bonsai, Special Techniques -- Vashiroda, Kan -- 1988
   Brooklyn Botanical Garden. 80 pages.
Book of Cacti and Other Succulents -- Chidamian, C. -- 1958
   Excellent beginners book. Color and b/w photos, b/w drawings. 243 pages.
Bradleya -- Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society -- BCSS -- 1985
Brazil and Its Columnar Cacti -- Werdermann, Dr. E. -- 1942
   (Cactaceae, Cereus, Oreocereus) Reprinted by Scott E. Haselton, Abbey Garden Press.
Bromeliads in Color and Their Culture -- Padilla, Victoria -- 1966
   (Bromeliaceae, Bromeliad) Compilation from the bulletins of the bromeliad society gives comprehensive species and variety, culture, propagation and display information.
Bromeliads in Cultivation, Volume 1 -- Wilson, R. G.; and Wilson, C. -- 1963
   (Bromeliaceae, Bromeliad)
Bromeliads: A Descriptive Listing of the Various Genera and the Species Most Often Found in Cultivation -- Padilla, Victoria -- 1986
   (Bromeliaceae, Bromeliad) Good identifier.
Bromeliads, Jewels of the Tropics, The -- Smith, Lyman B. -- 1969
   (Bromeliaceae, Bromeliad) 54 pages.
Button Gardens and Diminutive Arrangements -- Casebolt, Florence -- 1952
 
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Cactaceae, The -- Marshall, W.; and Bock, T. -- 1941
   (Cactaceae) Good identifier.
Cactaceae, The -- Volumes I and II -- Britton, N.; and Rose, J. -- 1963
   (Cactaceae) The definitive semi-technical reference on America's most fascinating plant form. Unabridged reprint of the massive 1909-1913 work has the largest collection of b/w cactus illustrations and photos ever compiled.
Cactaceae, The -- Volumes III and IV -- Britton, N.; and Rose, J. -- 1963
   (Cactaceae) More of the definitive semi-technical reference on America's most fascinating plant form. Unabridged reprint of the massive 1909-1913 work has the largest collection of b/w cactus illustrations and photos ever compiled.
Cacti -- Bertrand, A.; and Guillaumin, A. -- 1952
   (Cactaceae)
Cacti -- Innes, Clive -- 1988
   (Cactaceae)
Cacti -- Leese, Sir Oliver -- 1973
   (Cactaceae) Some color photos.
Cacti: A Gardener's Handbook for Their Identification and Culture -- Borg, Prof. J. -- 1963
   (Cactaceae) First published in 1937, this major historical work remains a standard reference on cacti identification and cultivation. Often cited in the bibliographies of other cacti books, it provides clear, non-technical descriptions of over l,800 species. 512 pages.
Cacti, An Illustrated Guide to Over 150 Species -- Schneck, Marcus -- 1992
   (Cactaceae) Very good pictures.
Cacti and Other Succulents -- Ellis, J.
   Beginner guide.
Cacti and Other Succulents -- Leese, Sir Oliver -- 1964
   Beginner selection. Good pictures.
Cacti and Other Succulents Catalog (in Japanese)
   Great picture identifier.
Cacti and Other Succulents for the Amateur -- Glass, C.; and Foster, R. -- 1974
   Well-written introductory course for beginning collectors. Includes plant care and selection, b/w photographs.
Cacti and Other Succulents for Your Home -- Meadow, Katie; and Dodson, Jay -- 1976
   Beginner-level publication.
Cacti and Succulents -- Andersohn, GŁnter -- 1982
   Great picture identifier.
Cacti and Succulents -- Haage, W. -- 1963
Cacti and Succulents -- Innes, Clive -- 1988
Cacti and Succulents -- Pavey, Gina -- 1979
   Reference with good photos.
Cacti and Succulents -- Simon & Schuster -- 1985
   Informative field guide reference describes the history of cacti and general guidelines for their cultivation. Includes 300 detailed entries that describe individual species, places of origin and ideal conditions for growth. Full-color photographs.
Cacti and Succulents -- Time Life Encyclopedia of Gardening -- 1978
   Good for beginners.
Cacti and Succulents for Modern Living -- Rice, L. W. -- 1976
   Complete manual and identification book for beginners. Direction on purchasing and maintenance: sun, water, temperature and fertilizer.
Cacti and Succulents From Mother Nature -- Gick, James E. -- 1977
   Culture and care info with 213 color pictures of popular cacti and succulents. 41 pages.
Cacti and Succulents: Step-By-Step to Growing Success -- Keen, Bill -- 1990
   Beginners. 128 pages.
Cacti and Their Cultivation -- Martin, M.; Chapman, P.; and Auger, H. -- 1974
   (Cactaceae) Beginners book.
Cacti as Decorative Plants -- Kramer, Jack -- 1974
   (Cactaceae) Suitable for beginners.
Cacti for Decoration -- Higgins, Vera -- 1956
   (Cactaceae)
Cacti From Seed, The Easy Way -- Lamb, Edgar -- 1959
   (Cactaceae)
Cacti in Brazil -- Herm, K. -- 2001
   A pictorial celebration of Brazil and its unique succulent flora. The German and English text describes the main cactus genera of the country, including a history of cactus exploration. Over 360 color photographs. 176 pages.
Cacti of Arizona -- Benson, Lyman -- 1940
   (Cactaceae) 1950 reprint.
Cacti of San Diego County -- Lindsay, George -- 1963
   (Cactaceae) A non-technical beginner-level guide from the San Diego Society of Natural History.
Cacti of Texas and Neighboring States -- Weniger, Del -- 1984
   (Cactaceae) 356 pages.
Cacti of the Southwest -- Earle, Hubert -- 1963
   (Cactaceae) Desert Botanical Garden Science series.
Cacti of the Southwest: Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana -- Weniger, Del -- 1970
   (Cactaceae) 249 pages.
Cacti of the United States and Canada -- Benson, Lyman -- 1982
   (Cactaceae) Good reference.
Cacti, Over 1,200 Species -- Innes, Clive; and Glass, Charles -- 1991
   (Cactaceae)
Cacti, Succulents and Tropical Plants -- Haden, Nicky -- 1975
   (Cactaceae) Catalog identifier.
Cacti, The Illustrated Dictionary -- Preston, Rod; and Mafham, Ken -- 1991
   (Cactaceae) Very popular reference and identifier. Quickly find the alphabetized names, descriptions and color photos of many types of cactus, including virtually every type of globular cactus available. Over 1,100 color photos, alternative plant names. 224 pages.
Cactus -- Armer, Laura Adams -- 1934
   (Cactaceae) B/w photographs.
Cactus -- Overbeck, Cynthia -- 1992
   (Cactaceae) For ages 9 to 12. Describes the parts of cactus plants and how they work together to enable the plants to survive in the desert.
Cactus, a Prickly Portrait of a Desert Eccentric -- Hinrichs, Linda; and Zurek, Nickolay -- 1995
   (Cactaceae) Beautifully designed graphic essay showcases detailed photographs. Includes botanical origin, history, legends and lore. Color and b/w photos. 95 pages.
Cactus and Its Home, The -- Shreve, Dr. Forrest -- 1931
   (Cactaceae)
Cactus and Succulents in Your Home -- Countryside Paperback Books -- 1970
   Suitable for beginners.
Cactus Basics -- Mace, T.; Mace, S.
Cactus Book, Thev -- Houghton, A. D. -- 1930
   (Cactaceae)
Cactus Coloring Book -- Bernath, Stefan -- 1981
   (Cactaceae) Over 25 species rendered for coloring provide an excellent primer. Introduction, captions, hints for growing by Dr. C. S. Ripps.
Cactus Cook Book -- Tate, Joyce L. -- 1971
   (Cactaceae) Covers cactus cake, cactus bread, soups, salads and much more.
Cactus Culture -- Schulz, Ellen D. -- 1932
   (Cactaceae)
Cactus Growing for Beginners -- Higgins, Vera -- 1964
   (Cactaceae)
Cactus Guide -- Cutak, Ladislaus -- 1976
Cactus Handbook, The -- Haustein, Erik -- 1988
   (Cactaceae)
Cactus in the Desert -- Busch, Phyllis -- 1979
   (Cactaceae) Written for children aged 4 to 8.
Cactus in the Snow -- Brethauer, Bruce -- 2000
   (Cactaceae) For hardy cacti enthusiasts. Learn the basics of cactus anatomy, where to start, and cultivation and protection. The book then describes the many hardy species available -- echinocereus, escobarias, opuntias, pediocactus, yuccas and more. Excellent b/w photos. 111 pages.
Cactus Lexicon -- Backeberg, Curt -- 1976
   (Cactaceae)
California Cactus -- Baxter, E. M. -- 1935
   (Cactaceae)
Caudiciform and Pachycaul Succulents -- Rowley, Gordon -- 1987
   Excellent book, great pictures. A favorite.
Christmas Cactus
Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs. The -- Manning, J.; Goldblatt, P.; and Snijman, D. -- 2002
Colorado Cacti -- Boissevain, C.; and Davidson, C. -- 1940
   (Cactaceae, Optuntia)
Colorful Cacti of the American Desert -- Lamb, Edgar; and Lamb, Brian -- 1974
   (Cactaceae) Good introduction to cacti. Good photographs.
Colour Encyclopedia of Cacti -- Japan Succulent Society -- 1979
   (Cactaceae) Good pictures for identification. In Japanese.
Columnar Cacti and Their Mutualists -- Fleming, T.; and Valiente, A.; Editors -- 2002
   This book summarizes the ecology, evolution and conservation of columnar cacti and their vertebrate mutualists. Ranging from the Sonoran Desert to the northern Andes, the studies reported reflect recent progress in understanding how abiotic and biotic factors interact to influence the cacti and mutualists alike. "One of the most significant works ever published on the topics of columnar cacti and nectar-feeding bats." 371 pages.
Complete Encyclopedia of Cacti -- Subik, R.; Kunte, L.
Complete Guide to Growing Cactus and Succulents -- Anderson, Miles -- 1998/2004
   Out of print for several years but now back under a new title. The definitive practical reference guide to the many cacti and other succulents available today. Everything you need to know about identifying, buying and growing these plants. Over 1,000 color photographs are presented in a directory of over 400 varieties. This book will appeal to beginners as well as intermediate and advanced collectors. 256 pages.
Complete Handbook of Cacti and Succulents -- Innes, Clive -- 1981
   Some pictures.
Copiapoa in Their Environment -- Schultz, R.; and Kapitany, A.
Copiapoa, The Cactus File Handbook -- Charles, Graham -- 1998
   (Cactaceae, Copiapoa) Good pictures and information on habitat.
Corsage Craft -- Reusch, Glad; and Noble, Mary -- 1951
Crassula -- Rowley, G.
Cultivation of Bowellia -- Sacred Trees of Frankincense -- Eslamieh, Jason
Cultivation of Succulents -- Jacobsen, Hermann -- 1942
 
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Decorative Cacti, A Guide to Succulent House Plants -- Subik, Rudolf -- 1971
De Euphorbio Antiquorum atque Officinarum -- Croizat, Dr. Leon -- 1934
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Desert -- Leopold, A. Starker -- 1970
Desert Plants, Cactus and Succulents in the Wild and in Cultivation -- Leese, O.; and Leese, M. -- 1959
Deserts, Silent Lands of the World -- Pond, Alonzo W. -- 1965
Dicotyledons -- Illustrated Handbook of Succulents Plants -- Eggli, Urs, Editor -- 2002
   With a focus on caudiciform succulents grown in cultivation, this volume embraces succulents from 47 families and 161 genera, with information on over 2,000 species. The families Didiereaceae, Fouquieriaceae, Nolanaceae and Portulacaceae are treated in their near entirety. Euphorbia is the largest genus described, with further coverage of Senecio, Monadenium, Pelargonium, Adenia, Peperomia, and Cyphostemma.
Discocactus, The Genus -- Buining, A. F. H. -- 1980
   (Cactaceae)
 
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Echeveria Cultivars -- Schulz, R.; Kapitany, A.
Echeveria, The Genus -- Pilbeam, J.
Echinocereus, The Genus -- Taylor, Nigel P. -- 1985
   (Cactaceae)
Encyclopedia of Cacti, The -- Cullmann, W.; Gotz, E.; and Groner, G. -- 1987
   (Cactaceae) Cultural, descriptive identifications.
Epiphyllum -- Leve, H.
Epiphyllum Basics II
Epiphyllum Handbook -- Haselton, Scott -- 1946
   (Cactaceae, Epiphyllum)
Essential Bonsai, The -- Norman, Ken -- 2003
Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names -- Eggli, U.; and Newton, L. -- 2004
   A valuable reference for plant scientists, horticulturists and hobbyists with an interest in succulent plants. Presents a complete alphabetical list, together with concise explanations, of all the currently accepted names of succulent plants, with the derivation of the current names of over 10,000 taxa. 266 pages.
Euphorbia Journal, Volume I -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1983
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume II -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1984
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume III -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1985
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume IV -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1987
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume V -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1988
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume VI -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1989
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume VII -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1991
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume VIII -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1992
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbia Journal, Volume IX -- LaFon, et al., Editors -- 1994
   (Euphorbiaceae)
Euphorbiaceae -- Basic introduction to the plant group.
Excelsa, Volume II, Illustrated -- The Aloe Society of Zimbabwe
Exotics -- Exotic Plants Illustrated -- Graf, Alfred B. -- 1954
 
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Familiar Cacti, Audubon Society Pocket Guide -- Audubon Society -- 1993
   (Cactaceae) Field identifier.
Fantastic Clan, The Cactus Family -- Bonker, A.; and Thronber, J. -- 1932
   (Cactaceae)
Ferocactus -- Pilbeam, J.; and Bowdery, D. -- 2005
   Published by the British Cactus and Succulent Society, this book covers the Ferocactus genus with notes on classification, cultivation, geography and distribution, together with a key to species and checklist. A distribution map accompanies the color photographs of plants in habitat and cultivation. 116 pages.
Ficus: The Exotic Bonsai -- Meislik, Jerry -- 2007
Fine-Flowered Cacti: Epiphyllums and Others for Home and Greenhouse -- McQuown, F. R. -- 1972
   (Cactaceae, Epiphyllum)
Flower Arrangement for Everyone -- Biddle and Blom -- 1947
Flowering Cactus, The -- Carlson, Raymond -- 1954
   (Cactaceae)
Flowering Cacti and Succulents -- Rose, H. -- 1961
   (Cactaceae)
Flowering Stones and Mid-Day Flowers -- Schwantes, Dr. G. -- 1957
   (Aizoaceae)
Flowering Succulents -- Rowley, Gordon -- 1959
Flowers of the Southwest Deserts -- Dodge, Natt -- 1961
Flowers -- Their Arrangements -- Conway, Gregory -- 1940
 
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Gardening With Cacti -- Mabe, Rex -- 1974
Gardening With Lights -- Mabe, Rex -- 1974
Gardening With Succulents -- Mabe, Rex -- 1975
Gibbaeum Handbook, The -- Nel, G. C. -- 1953
   (Aizoaceae, Gibbaeum)
Glossary of Botanical Terms With Special Reference to Succulent Plants -- Eggli, Urs -- 1993
Grass Aloes -- Graib, C.
Greenhouse Gardening -- Edwards, J.
Grow Cacti, A Practical Handbook -- Marsden, C. -- 1958
Growing Cacti and Succulents -- Bartrun, Douglas -- 1973
Growing Cacti and Succulents -- Colorado C & S Society -- 2002
Growing Cacti and Succulents -- Harland, W.; and Harland, S. -- 1981
Growing Cacti and Other Succulents in the Conservatory and Indoors -- Bell, S. -- 2001
Growing Succulent Plants, Including Cacti -- Graham, Victor -- 1987
Growing the Mesembs -- Storms, Ed -- 1965
   (Aizoaceae, Mesembryanthemum)
Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa -- Smith, Gideon
Guide to the Aloes of South Africa -- van Wyk, Ben-Erik, and Smith -- 2003
   (Asphodelaceae, Aloe) Nice photos.
 
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Handbook of Succulent Plants, Volume 1 -- Jacobsen, Hermann -- 1954
Handbook of Succulent Plants, Volume 2 -- Jacobsen, Hermann -- 1954
Handbook of Succulent Plants, Volume 3 -- Jacobsen, Hermann -- 1954
Hanging Gardens -- Basket Plants Indoors and Out -- Kramer, Jack -- 1971
   Beginner book.
Hardy Opuntias -- Kaktusy Newsletter -- 2004
Haworthia, Genus -- A Taxonomic Revision -- Scott, Charles L. -- 1985
   (Asphodelaceae, Haworthia)
Haworthia, The Genus, Volume 1 -- Breuer, Ingo
Haworthia Handbook -- Bayer, M. B. -- 1976
   (Asphodelaceae, Haworthia)
Haworthia Update, Volume 1 -- Bayer, B.
Haworthia Update -- Essays on Haworthia, Volume 2 -- Bayer, B.
Haworthia Update -- Essays on Haworthia, Volume 3 -- Bayer, B.
Haworthia Update, Volume 4 -- Bayer, B.
Haworthia Update, Volume 6 -- Bayer, B.
Haworthias, The First 50 -- Pilbeam, John -- 1970
   (Asphodelaceae, Haworthia)
Haworthias, The Second 50 -- Pilbeam, John -- 1975
   (Asphodelaceae, Haworthia)
History of Succulent Plants -- Rowley, Gordon -- 1997
   Good pictures and information.
Houseplants, Cacti and Succulents -- Huxley, Anthony -- 1973
   For beginners.
Hoya, The Genus -- Wennstorm, A.; and Stenmann, K.
Hoya Handbook, The -- Kloppenburg, Dale; and Wayman, Ann -- 1992    (Asclepiadaceae, Hoya)
 
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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cacti and Other Succulents -- Riha, J.; and Subik, R. -- 1981
   Some color pictures.
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Succulents and Cacti, The -- Rowley, Gordon -- 1978
   Excellent beginner book.
Illustrated Guide to Cacti and Succulents -- Chapman, P.; and Martin, M. -- 1982
   Cultivation information.
Illustrated Guide to Cacti, The -- Slaba, Rudolf -- 1992
Ilustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants -- Aizoaceae, A-E -- Hartmann, H., Editor -- 2001
   The important genera here are Aloinopsis, Argyroderma, Conophytum, Delosperma and Drosanthemum. Over 380 color photos, 51 distribution maps. 333 pages.
Ilustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants -- Aizoaceae, F-Z -- Hartmann, H., Editor -- 2001
   The important genera covered in this volume are Gibbaeum, Jordaaniella, Lampranthus, Lithops, Mesembryanthemum, Phyllolobus, Ruschia, Tetragonia and Trichodiadema. Over 380 color photos, 85 distribution maps. 419 pages.
Ilustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants -- Monocotyledons -- Eggli, U., Editor -- 2001
   Fifty-two genera of succulents, including some 1,000 species and over 400 infraspecific taxa are presented in this volume. Examines Agave, Aloe, Haworthia and Sansevieria species as well as bulbous xerophytes from several genera. 386 pages.
Illustrated Reference of Cacti and Other Succulents, Volume I -- Lamb, Edgar -- 1955
Illustrated Reference of Cacti and Other Succulents, Volume II -- Lamb, Edgar -- 1959
Illustrated Reference of Cacti and Other Succulents, Volume III -- Lamb, Edgar; and Lamb, Brian -- 1963
Illustrated Reference of Cacti and Other Succulents, Volume IV -- Lamb, Edgar; and Lamb, Brian -- 1966
Illustrated Reference of Cacti and Other Succulents, Volume V -- Lamb, Edgar; and Lamb, Brian -- 1978
Indoor Bonsai -- Lesniewicz, Paul -- 2004
Indoor Bonsai Plants and Gardens -- Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record -- 1991
Instant Guide to Healthy Succulents -- Pilbeam, John -- 1984
   Beginner book.
Interpretive Flower Arrangement -- Brandburger, Nelda -- 1969
Introduction to Cacti -- Schuster, Danny -- 1984
   (Cactaceae) Good identifier for beginners.
 
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Journal of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America --1938-1939 -- 1939
 
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Knowing, Understanding, Growing Turbinicarpus Rapicactus -- Donati, Davide; and Zanovello, Carlo
 
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Lexicon of Succulent Plants -- Jacobsen, Hermann -- 1974
   Great identifier.
List of Southern African Succulent Plants -- National Botanical Institute, Succulent Society of South Africa -- 1997
Lithops, Flowering Stones -- Cole, Desmond -- 1988
   (Aizoaceae, Lithops)
Lithops, Treasures of the Veld -- Hammer, S.
 
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Madoqua Memoir: Lithops of SWA/Namibia -- Cole, Desmond -- 1987
   (Aizoaceae, Lithops) Good color pictures.
Magic Land of the Peyote, In the -- Benitez, Fernando -- 1975
   (Cactaceae, Lophophora)
Mammillaria Collector's Guide -- Pilbeam, John -- 1981
   (Cactaceae, Mammillaria)
Mammillaria Handbook -- Craig, Dr. R. T. -- 1945
   (Cactaceae, Mammillaria)
Mammillaria, The Cactus File Handbook -- Pilbeam, John -- 1999
   (Cactaceae, Mammillaria) Excellent identifier. Great photos.
Manual of Plant Names, A -- Plowden, C. Chickeley -- 1990
Melocactus -- Thomas, George
Melocactus, The Genus -- Taylor, Nigel P. -- 1991
   (Cactaceae, Melocactus) Central and South America.
Mesembryanthema -- Brown, N.; Tischer, A.; Darsten, M.; and LaBarre, E. --1931
   (Aizoaceae, Mesembryanthemum)
Monadenium -- Pritchard, Albert
Monocotyledons -- Illustrated Handbook of Succulents Plants -- Eggli, Urs, Editor -- 2001
   This volume covers some 1,100 species and over 200 infraspecific taxa. The families Agavaceae, Aloaceae and Doryanthaceae are covered in their entirety. The most important genera are Agave and Aloe. Other genera included are Haworthia, Bulbine and Sansevieria. A wide variety of bulbous xerophytes are also described.
More Succulents for Contemporary Garden Succulent Propagation -- Kapitany, A.; and Schulz, R.
Name That Succulent -- Rowley, Gordon -- 1980
   Technical content.
New Seed Starter Handbook, The -- Bubel, Nancy -- 1998
   Revised and expanded book discusses starting seeds indoors, moving plants outdoors and saving seeds in an accessible style that is sometimes overly cute.
New Haworthia, The -- Bayer, B. -- 1982
Nolina, The Genus -- Hochstatter
Notes on Haworthia -- Brown, Jr. -- 1999
Notocactus -- Mace, Tony -- 1980
   (Cactaceae, Notocactus)
 
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Pachyforms: A Guide to Growing Pachycaul and Caudiciform Plants -- de Vosjoli, Philippe -- 2002
   This great book is a complete guide to the selection and cultivation of caudiciforms and pachycauls, species that develop thick bodies with sculptural forms. The text is complemented with 350 color photos of some of the foremost examples of living art. Welcome to a world of bizarre and alien species.
Pachypodium and Adenium, The Cactus File Handbook -- Rowley, Gordon -- 1999
   (Apocynaceae, Pachypodium, Adenium)
Pests and Diseases -- Greenwood, Halstead, Chase, and Gilrein -- 2003
   Published by The Royal Horticultural Society.
Peyote, The Divine Cactus -- Anderson, Edward -- 1980
   (Cactaceae, Lophophora)
Plant Jewels of the High Country, Sempervivums and Sedums -- Payne, Helen -- 1972
   (Crassulaceae, Sempervivum, Sedum)
Pocket Encyclopedia of Cacti -- Lamb, Edgar; and Lamb, Brian -- 1976
   (Cactaceae) Photos, cultivation data.
Prickly Plant Book -- Tarsky, Sue -- 1985
   Beginner book.
 
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Rebutia -- The Cactus File Handbook -- Pilbeam, John -- 1997
   (Cactaceae, Rebutia) This popular book discusses all the described species and varieties of Rebutia, with color photographs throughout. Includes a full description of each plant, details of habitat, distribution, classification, cultivation, pests and diseases. Synonymous names list, too.
Rebutia, Including Alyostera and Sulcorebutia -- Marsden, C.; and Jackson, H. S. -- 1968
   (Cactaceae)
Regions of Floristic Endemism in Southern Africa: A Review with Emphasis on Succulents -- van Wyk, Ben-Erik; and Smith, Gideon -- 2001
   Good reference.
 
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Saguaro -- Evans, Doris -- 1980
   (Cactaceae, Carnegiea) Nice photos and beginner-level information. Published by the Southwest Parks and Monuments Association.
Sansevieria Book -- Stover, Hermione -- 1983
   (Agavaceae, Sansevieria)
Sansevieria Trifasciata Varieties, The -- Chahinian, B. Juan -- 1986
   (Agavaceae, Sansevieria)
Schlumbergera -- Supplie, Frank; and van der Zee, Dick -- 2004
   (Cactaceae, Schlumbergera) Contains English, German and Dutch text with good color photographs of the flowers of the best Christmas cactus cultivars.
Sclerocactus, The Genus -- Hochslatter
Sedum, The Genus -- Froderstrom, Dr. Harold -- 1936
   (Crassulaceae, Sedum) A monumental monograph divided into four text sections with hundreds of b/w photos.
Socotra: Paradise of Succulents in the Indian Ocean -- Wolf, Franziska and Richard
Sonoran Desert Plants: An Ecological Atlas -- Turner, Bowers, and Burgess -- 2005
   Habitat information.
Splendid Sansevieria, The -- Chahinian, J.
Stapeliads, Volume 1 -- Bruyns, P. V.
Stapeliads, Volume 2 -- Bruyns, P. V.
Stapeliads -- Pilbeam, J.
Stapelieae, The (First Edition) -- White, A.; and Sloane, B. -- 1933
   (Asclepiadaceae)
Stapelieae, Volume I, The -- White, A.; and Sloane, B. -- 1937
   (Asclepiadaceae)
Stapelieae, Volume II, The -- White, A.; Sloane, B. -- 1937
   (Asclepiadaceae)
Stapelieae, Volume III, The -- White, A.; Sloane, B. -- 1937
   (Asclepiadaceae)
Study of Cacti, The -- Higgins, Vera -- 1933
Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants -- Garden, Kew
Succulent Care and Health -- Schulz, Rudolph; and Kapitany, Attila -- 2003
Succulent Compositae, A Grower's Guide to the Succulent Species of Senecio and Othonna -- Rowley, Gordon D.
Succulent Euphorbieae, Southern Africa Volume I and II -- White, A.; Dyer, R.; and Sloane, B. -- 1941
Succulent Flora of Southern Africa -- Court, Doreen
Succulent Plants -- Bertrand, A. -- 1953
Succulent Propagation -- Kapitany, A.; Schulz, R.
Succulents -- Cutak, Ladislaus -- 1959
   Missouri Botanical Garden bulletin.
Succulents, A Glossary of Terms and Descriptions -- Ivimey and Cook -- 1974
Succulents and Xerophytic Plants of Madagascar, Volume I -- Rauh, Werner -- 1995
   Good pictures.
Succulents of Botswana, The -- Hargreaves, Bruce J., Senior Curator of Natural History -- 1990
Succulents for the Amateur -- Brown, J. R.; White, A.; Sloane, B.; and Reynolds, G. W. -- 1946
Succulents for the Garden -- Schulz, Rudolf -- 2000
   Nice pictures.
Succulents in Cultivation, Including Cacti -- Higgins, Vera -- 1960
Succulents, The Illustrated Dictionary -- Sajeva, M.; and Costanzo, M. -- 1994
Succulents II, The New Illustrated Dictionary -- Sajeva, M.; and Costanzo, M.
Sussex Cactus and Succulent Yearbook 1978-1979 -- 1979
Sulco Gallery, A -- Pilbeam and Hunt
 
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Teratopia: The World of Cristate & Variegated Succulents -- Rowley, G. -- 2006
Tillandsia: The World's Most Unusual Airplants -- Isley, Paul T. -- 1987
   (Bromeliaceae, Tillandsia) Good references and pictures.
Turbinicarpus -- Sotomayor, J. Manuel
 
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Uebelmannia -- Schulz, R.; Machado, M.
Unusual Plants, 110 Photos of Succulents -- Brown, J. R. -- 1954
 
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What Kinda Cactus Izzat? -- Manning, R. -- 1942
   (Cactaceae) Cactus cartoons.
Wonderful World of Succulents -- Rauh, Werner -- 1984
   Good reference.
World of Cacti, The -- Schuster, Danny -- 1990
   (Cactaceae)
World of Cactus and Succulents, The -- Ortho Books -- 1977
   Beginner book with photographs that exemplify what a collection can look like, as well as designs for unusual containers and accessories. A complete guide to growing and caring for cacti and succulents.
World of Hoyas, The -- Kloppenburg, Dale
   This spiral-bound book covers the basics of growing as well as providing an excellent overview of the entire genus. A pictorial section covers 100 hoyas with color pictures and actual leaf photocopies and descriptions. Old photographs from magazines of the late 1800s and early 1900s add elegance to the title. Over 250 pages.
 
REFERENCE ONLY
All About Sansevierias -- Cutak, Ladislaus -- 1966
   (Agavaceae, Sansevieria) Bulletin published by the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Bromeliads -- Cutak, Ladislaus
   (Bromeliaceae, Bromeliad)
Cacti of Arizona -- Benson, Lyman -- 1940
   (Cactaceae)
Cactus and Other Succulent Plants -- Roan, H. M. -- 1948
Cactus Personified -- Cutak, Ladislaus -- 1959
   (Cactaceae)
Exotic Plant Manual -- Graf, Alfred B. -- 1970
Exotica: Pictorial Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants -- Graf, Alfred B. -- 1957
Exotica II: Pictorial Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants -- Graf, Alfred B. -- 1959
Exotica III: Pictorial Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants -- Graf, Alfred B. -- 1968
Mammillaria Handbook -- Craig, Dr. R. T. -- 1945
   (Cactaceae, Mammillaria)
Texas Cacti -- Schulz, Ellen; and Runyon, Robert -- 1930
 
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