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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
  • ### Mapping the Cacti of Mexico – Hernandez, H.; and Gomez-Hinostrosa, C. – 2011
    As you might expect, lots of maps. Color photos of plants in habitat, some good information on where they grow.
  • Melocactus – Thomas, George
  • ### Melocactus Care and Cultivation – Thomson, George – 2008
    Good “in habitat” photos. Information on cultivation, propagation and pests.
  • 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)
  • ### Mesembs of the World – Smith, G.; Cheaselet, P.; Van Jaarsveld, E.; Hartmann, H.; Hammer, S.; Van Wyck, B. E.; Burgoyne, P.; Klak, C.; and Kurzwell, H. – 1998
    A great book for those who are trying to grow mesembs in St. Louis. Good luck!
  • 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 the Contemporary Garden – Succulent Propagation – Kapitany, A.; and Schulz, R.
  • ### More Succulents in the Garden – Schulz, Rudolph; and Kapitany, Attila – 2007
    Another soft-bound book by these two authors. As listed in their introduction, it is a book about succulents and their “potential for various garden uses.”