Cactus and Succulent Plants

Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan


ISBN: 2-8317-0390-5

Copyright: © 1997 International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)

Copyright notice: reproduction of this publication for educational and other non-commercial purposes is authorised without prior written permission from the copyright holder provided the source is fully aknowledged.

The source shall be cited as follows:

Oldfield, Sara (comp.)(1997). Cactus and Succulent Plants - Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Cactus and Succulent Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 10 + 212 pp.


Chapter 1 - Taxonomic groups. From this chapter it is taken an excerpt that discusses the Cactaceae family, its centres of diversity, and the major threats to their species.

Chapter 2 - Regional Accounts. From this chapter it is taken an excerpt that discusses the succulent flora of the Brazilian region.

Chapter 4 - Action Proposals. From this chapter it is taken an excerpt with the proposals of actions that should be undertaken in order to preserve a significant sample of the cactus flora native from Brazil.

Annex 15 - Brazilian cacti. This annex presents a table of Brazilian taxa and their respective conservation information.


 
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