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  • Saguaro – Evans, Doris – 1980
    (Cactaceae, Carnegiea) Nice photos and beginner-level information. Published by the Southwest Parks and Monuments Association.
  • ### Saguaro Cactus: A Natural History, The – Yetman, D.; Búrquez, A.; Hultine, K.; and Sanderson, M. – 2020
    This book provides a comprehensive history of this iconic plant, along with an in-depth discussion of the plant and its characteristics.
  • 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.
  • ### Small Opuntias – Pilbeam, J.; and Partridge, M. – 2016
    Good introduction to this fascinating group of plants.
  • 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.
  • ### Southern Africa Commiphora (Suider-Afrika) – Steyn, Martinus – 2003
    Trade paperback. Color photos of various species with short descriptions, listed habitats and information on plants’ names.
  • Splendid Sansevieria, The – Chahinian, J.
  • Stapeliads, Volume 1 – Bruyns, P. V.
  • Stapeliads, Volume 2 – Bruyns, P. V.
  • Stapeliads – Pilbeam, J.
  • ### Stapeliads: A Gallery of 686 Pictures of All 57 Genera of This Popular Group of Succulent Plants – Pilbeam, John – 2010
    The title says it all.
  • ### Stapeliads (Refreshed): A Gallery of 714 Pictures of All 59 General of This Popular Group of Succulent Plants – Pilbeam, John – 2014
    Updated with more color photos. Helpful book for beginners.
  • 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)
  • ### Stuck on Cactus: A Beginning Grower’s Guide – Wright, David E. – 1996
    A light-hearted beginners book with good information.
  • 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 of Southern Africa – Frandsen, R.
  • ### Succulents of the Transvaal – Hardy, David; artwork by Fabian, Anita – 1992
    An older book. Good color illustrations, some useful information.
  • 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
  • ### Superb Succulents – Benadom, Duke – 2013
    Hardbound. To paraphrase Mr. Benadom: a selection of show plants, beautiful as well as up-to-date information. Great book!
  • ### Sussex Cactus and Succulent Yearbook