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New entries:

Ferocactus peninsulae subs. viscainensis

Ferocactus peninsulae subs. viscainensis

Cephalocereus senilis

Cephalocereus senilis

Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele subs. minimus

Turbinicarpus pseudomacrochele subs. minimus

Parodia subterranea

Parodia subterranea

Pediocactus peeblesianus

Pediocactus peeblesianus

Maihueniopsis glomerata

Maihueniopsis glomerata

Pilosocereus juaruensis

Pilosocereus juaruensis

Mammillaria miegiana

Mammillaria miegiana

Gymnocalycium ritterianum

Gymnocalycium ritterianum

Eriosyce heinrichiana

Eriosyce heinrichiana

The ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CACTI is a an internet resource for all impassioned of Cacti around the world. It aims to be a comprehensive encyclopaedia for all cacti species. (Comprising: monstruos, crested, variegated, albinos, chimaeras, spineless, caudiciforms, epiphytes, winter-hardy, trees, perennials)

The encyclopedia of Cacti provides the Accepted Latin name for most species, subspecies, variety, forms and cultivars, with links to all Synonyms by which that plants has been known. The encyclopedia is regularly updated with information.
Summary Statistics:
The encyclopedia of Cacti contains 1 plant families, 441 plant genera and includes 17590 scientific names and synonyms. 6810 taxa and cultivars have their individual description sheet, 2237 of which are accepted scientific names, 419 cultivars names and 14934 synonyms. The encyclopedia of Cacti is illustrated with 12217 plant photos.