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  • ### Identifying Cacti (The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier) – Glass, C.; Innes, C.; and Schneck, M. – 1996
    A good beginners book. Color photos of some popular species.
  • ### Idiot’s Guide to Succulents – As Easy As It Gets – Tuttle, Cassidy
  • ### Illustrated Dictionary of Succulents, The – Sapeva, Maurizio; and  Costanzo, Mariangela – 2001
    Soft-bound reprint. A great book for identifying succulent species that are not cacti.
  • 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.
  • ### Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants – Dicotyledons – Compiled in cooperation with IOSS – 1997
    A very good book for identifying your “unnamed” cacti. Limited information on many species.
  • 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.