Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Aizoaceae A-E

  • Heidrun E. K. Hartmann

Part of the Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants book series (SUCCPLANTS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. H. E. K. Hartmann
    Pages 1-8
  3. H. E. K. Hartmann
    Pages 9-268
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 269-XLVIII

About this book


The Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants represents the first comprehensive taxonomic treatment of succulents in thirty years. It covers over 9000 taxa of all succulents except Cactaceae. This up-to-date work is ideally suited for anyone interested in these fascinating plants, including hobbyists, plant scientists, horticulturalists and herbarium staff.
Members of the iceplant family Aizoaceae are appreciated by farmers for their browsing stock. Hobbyists like to grow the stone plants and tourists enjoy the flowering of annuals. This first complete treatment of the leaf-succulent family Aizoaceae includes an inventory of 136 accepted genera of the 234 described ones and of all species ever placed in the family. Almost 800 colour photographs illustrate mainly rarely shown species.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Heidrun E. K. Hartmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Allgemeine BotanikHamburgGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-62584-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-56306-5
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