The Cactus and Succulent Society of America (CSSA), founded in 1929, is a worldwide community of avid gardeners, hobby and commercial horticulturists, nurserymen, and professional scientists who all share an appreciation for cacti and other types of succulent plants.

The objectives of the Society are reflected in our Mission Statement
  • From the mysterious plant to the most common mammillaria: the story of Mammillaria luethyi
    Zlatko Janeba

    Agaves of Arizona
    Ron Parker

    Molecular analysis of the genus Eriosyce part II
    Fred Kattermann

    A new species of cremnophytic Aloe from the Republic of Zambia
    Tom A McCOY

    Cacti conundrums
    Nancy D Riley

    Sansevieria rosulata (Asparagaceae), a new species in Uganda
    Tom Forrest

    Dogs sniff out an elusive cactus
    Mark Fleming

    Pushing the limits: landscaping with cacti and succulents in cold climates #27
    Leo Chance

    Book Review: Aloes of Uganda a field guide
    John J Lavranos

    Journal changes
    Jeff Pavlat

    Index to the Cactus and Succulent Journal vol. 89
    Cody Howard

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    Instructions for Authors
  • Invited review: Comparative analysis of load adaptation strategies in columnar cacti and hardwood trees
    Hannes Schwager

    Morphology and anatomy support a reclassification of the African succulent taxa of Senecio s.l. (Asteraceae: Senecioneae)
    Danielle Cicuzza, Danielle Sombra Stäheli, Reto Nyffeler and Urs Eggli

    Nomenclatural proliferation and the superabundance of homotypic synonyms in Grusonia (Opuntioideae, Cactaceae)
    Rolando T. Bárcenas and Julie A. Hawkins

    Architectural effects on floral traits in Sedum praealtum DC. (Crassulaceae) in Mexico
    Angélica María Hernández-Ramírez

    Extending the natural distribution range of Astroloba herrei Uitewaal (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae): implications for its conservation status
    Steven Molteno, Gideon F. Smith and Ernst van Jaarsveld

    Gasteria koenii, a new Gasteria species from the Swartberg, Western-Cape, South Africa
    Ernst van Jaarsveld

    Bulbine dewetii, a new cliff-dwelling Bulbine species (Asphodelaceae) from the Western Cape
    Ernst van Jaarsveld

    Notes on Kalanchoe rotundifolia (Haw.) Haw. (Crassulaceae) in Southern Africa: the taxonomy of a species complex
    Gideon F. Smith and Estrela Figuereido

    The identity of Kalanchoe paniculata Harv. (Crassulaceae), a common species in southeastern and south-tropical africa
    Gideon F. Smith and Estrela Figuereido

    New records of Cactaceae from Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)

    Filip Verloove, Águedo Marrero Rodríguez, Marcos Salas-Pascual and Alessandro Guiggi

    Typification of the names Agave gustaviana J.N.Haage & E.Schmidt and A. maximiliana Baker (Asparagaceae / Agavaceae)
    Gideon F. Smith

    Flowering phenology and observations on the pollination biology of South American cacti. 3. Temporally robust sequential “big bang” flowering of two unrelated sympatric globular cacti in northern Argentina
    Urs Eggli and Mario Giorgetta

    Leipoldtia nevillei (Aizoaceae: Ruschieae), a new species from coastal Namaqualand, South Africa
    Cornelia Klak and Peter V. Bruyns

    Organ pipe cactus, Stenocereus thurberi, with fleshy leaves on spherical short-shoots that have indeterminate growth
    Root Gorelick

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    Instructions for Authors

  • Contents

    President’s Message

    William Francis Maddams

    2015 Seed Depot

    2015 Calendar of Events

    CSSA Election Results

    Beginner’s Guide to Succulent Pelargoniums

    Pushing the Limits with Cacti and Succulents in
    Cold Climates

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  • 100 pages with 77 color photos. Topics covered include Haworthia, Gasteria, Agave, Dyckia, Hechtia, Drimiopsis, and more.
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