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
  • September - October 2014: 86-5

    • Succulent cultivars and hybrids – an introduction
      Tim Harvey

    • Natural and garden hybrids of Opuntia
      Kelly Grummons

    • Breeding with Aloes
      Andy de Wet

    • Recent trends in Gasteria hybridization
      Tom Glavich & Scott Schaffer

    • Echeveria cultivars
      Matthew Maggio, Robert J Campbell, Renee O'Connell & Dick Wright

    • Aloe hybrid improvements in Thailand: history and results
      Pijaya Vachajitpan

    • Some unusual, weird and special cultivars
      Greg Starr

    • A passion for Haworthia
      Renny Wong

    • Aloe humilis hybrids: the spiny dwarf series
      Brian Kemble

    • Come Back, Little Shiva or Mabel's Better Breeding Bureau
      Steven Hammer

    • Hybrid cacti for better blooms
      Cactusland team

    • Euphorbia francoisii cultivars in Thailand
      Pijaya Vachajitpan



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  • Number 19, 2014

    • Embryology and seed development in Pereskia lychnidiflora (Cactaceae)Karina Jiménez-Durán, Salvador Arias-Montes, Aurea Cortés-Palomec & Judith Márquez-Guzmán

    • Axillary branching of lateral cephalia in Cactaceae is not constrained by tilting of shoot apicesRoot Gorelick

    • Morphological and nectar traits in Echeveria rosea Lindley (Crassulaceae) linked to hummingbird pollination in central Veracruz, MexicoH. David Jimeno-Sevilla, Angélica M. Hernández-Ramírez, Juan Francisco Ornelas &
      Silvana Marten-Rodríguez

    • The distribution of cirio (Fouquieria columnaris) in Baja California, MexicoRobert H. Webb, Mario Salazar-Ceseña & Raymond M. Turner

    • Nutritional composition of Opuntia sulphurea G. Don cladodesValeria P. Carreira, Julian Padró, Nicolás Mongiardino Koch, Pedro Fontanarrosa, Ignacio Alonso
      & Ignacio M. Soto

    • Micropropagation of cacti—a reviewJustyna Lema-Rumińska & Dariusz Kulus

    • A new shrubby species of Aloe in the Imatong Mountains, Southern SudanTom McCoy & Leonard E. Newton

    • The small-flowered Afro-Arabian species of HuerniaDarrel C. H. Plowes

    • Agave azurea (Agavaceae), a new species from Baja California Sur, México, with notes on other agaves on the Vizcaíno PeninsulaRobert H. Webb & Greg Starr


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