سال انتشار: 2022 | 710 صفحه | حجم فایل: 67 مگابایت | زبان: انگلیسی
Gideon F. Smith
قیمت: 12000 تومانساکولنت کاکتوس گیاهان خانگی گیاهان در دکوراسیون
Everything you need to know about cacti and succulents packed into one easy-to-use volume! Over 300 varieties of cacti and succulents in a user-friendly guide Plant profiles include essential advice, scientific and common names, stunning photography, and more 7 notable collections found in botanical gardens around the world, from Switzerland to South Africa How to cultivate cacti and succulents, their natural habitats, care, handling, propagation, repotting, common pests and diseases, and more Updated edition features 70 new cacti species, 100 new succulent species, up-to-date scientific names, 153 new illustrations, and a new foreword and preface There are over 10,000 species of succulents worldwide, of which cacti are but one family. This user-friendly handbook is your guide to the selection and cultivation of these diverse and fascinating plants! Appealing to both the novice and experienced gardener, Cacti and Succulents Handbook, Expanded 2nd Edition provides comprehensive information on more than 300 common (and uncommon) species and varieties, including their ideal locations, natural habitats, and care and feeding needs. Complete descriptions and gorgeous color photographs make plant identification easy, and detailed care instructions will help make sure that plants thrive, whether they're being grown indoors or out, in the city or in the country. Each well-illustrated and informational entry in the plant directory lists number of species, botanical and common names, and essential must-know advice. Choose the right plants and help them thrive, with simple step-by-step instructions, tips on propagation, repotting, grooming, and pest control, and a seasonal gardening calendar. You'll find popular and easy-to-grow choices suitable for beginners, as well as more desirable species that offer a challenge. Also included are seven inspiring collections of cacti and succulents from around the world, from Ganna Walska Lotusland in Santa Barbara, CA, to Jardin Exotique in Monaco, featuring beautiful specimen plants. This updated edition features all new photography, updates to scientific names of original plants based on current standards, a new forward, a new preface, 153 new illustrations, 70 new cacti species, and 100 new succulent species. Author and award-winning researcher Gideon F. Smith previously served as president for the International Organization of Succulent Plant Study and has published over 500 scientific and popular papers on the taxonomy, biology, and evolution of succulent plants. He has held numerous positions on the steering committees of international botanical initiatives, including the Species Plantarum Flora of the World project, Global Plants Initiative, International Association for Plant Taxonomy, and Southern African Botanical Diversity Network. He is South Africa's most prolific author on succulent plants and has authored and co-authored over 900 scientific and popular papers, as well as over 50 books, many on cacti and succulents. He has received more than 15 medals and awards in recognition of his research on succulents and environmental leadership work. From candelabra cholla and golden-barrel cactus to crow's claw and mother of hundreds, featured types of yucca, agave, aloe, sansevieria, and more, the hundreds of color photos inside this book will make it easy for you to spot and identify cacti and succulents in the wild. Explore a wide selection of cacti and succulents with a directory of over 300 species and varieties, stunning photos, special cultivation notes, and more, with Cacti and Succulents Handbook, Expanded 2nd Edition!