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Contents 2014 issues
Some Tephrocacti in flower
A selection of tephrocacti from the author's collection highlighting the beautiful flowers.
Hybrids - art vs science
The second part of David Offord's article on hybrid haworthias.
Photographing Carnegiea gigantea
On a trip to Arizona David Swinden photographed the saguaro cactus, which can grow to 30ft high.
The spectacular flowers of Stapelia gigantea, the largest flowers in the genus.
Claudius Galen (Galenus)
Claudius Galen, after whom the genus Galenia was named, and a little about this rather unpopular genus.
A look at a selection of these fascinating plants including some less well-known genera.
The Unthank you note
A light-hearted take on the 12 days of Christmas.
The second article in the series on 'the weirdos' of the succulent world. This article deals with cristates.
Haworthias - haute and hybrids
The author looks forward to the day when well-grown horticultural hybrids are accepted in the same way as species plants.
My buddy - Stapelia hirsuta
A little about this fascinating plant found in a garden centre.
Madagascar in September
The author reflects on a long-planned trip to southern Madagascar.
Flowering for the first time in 2013 this plant produced a stunning show.
A love of all things strange has prompted the author to acquire a collection of oddities. This article deals with monstrose cacti.
A brief history of the genus Mammillaria
CSSA Historian Charles Staples discusses the history of the genus and the first known Mammillaria species, M. mammillaris.
Two plants flowering
A change of location and a cold winter helps two plants in the author's collection to flower spectacularly.
The 16th Waltham Forest Cactus Crawl
The annual trip to continental nurseries.