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New entries:

Mammillaria weingartiana

Mammillaria weingartiana

Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus

Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus

Ariocarpus retusus

Ariocarpus retusus

Sclerocactus parviflorus

Sclerocactus parviflorus

Selenicereus pteranthus

Selenicereus pteranthus

Maihueniopsis bonnieae

Maihueniopsis bonnieae

Echinocactus polycephalus

Echinocactus polycephalus

Tephrocactus aoracanthus

Tephrocactus aoracanthus

Parodia otuyensis

Parodia otuyensis

Cylindropuntia tunicata

Cylindropuntia tunicata

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.