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A forthcoming publication - JoŽl Lodť: TAXONOMY of the CACTACEAE
 





Info 004 - October 28, 2014
At the turn of April and May 2015 a new publication containing a classification of cacti based on a series of molecular alalyses is forthcoming. It is a two-volumes set:

Vol. I : Acanthocalycium - Lymanbensonia / Vol. II : Maihuenia - Yungasocereus

Vol.1     Vol.1

Contents:

Foreword
THE WALTZ OF LABELS
TAXONOMY : WHY?
PARENTAGE LINKS ANd CONVERGENCE OF FORMS
CONCLUSION
INTRODUCTION by Fabrice Cendrin
THE CLASSIFICATION OF CACTI
1. CRITERIA FOR SIMILARITY OF INDIVIDUALS
2. SPECIATION OR INTRASPECIFIC VARIATIONS?
3. THE INTERFERTILITY, OR A TAXONOMIST NIGHTMARE
4. FINALLY, THE GENEALOGY!..
5. THE CACTI MISS THE TRAIN OF GENETICS
WHY PLANTS CHANGE NAMES?
ETERNAL QUESTION: ORIGIN OF CACTI
POLLINATORS AND DISPERSERS
CLASSIFICATION of SUBFAMILIES, TRIBES and SUBTRIBES in CACTACEAE
SYSTEMATIC of GENERA (alphabetical list)
LIST of species and subspecies
ILLUSTRATIONS
MAPS of COUNTRIES CONCERNED
THANKS TO GENETICISTS
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES
GLOSSARY
INDEX & SYNONYMS




More infos:
  http://cactus-aventures.com/Taxonomy_of_the_Cactaceae_ENG.html



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