Heinrich Friedrich Link & Christoph Friedrich Otto

The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek is gratefully acknowledged for having provided copies of the original. Thanks to Urs Eggli from the Sukkulenten-Sammlung, Zürich who made this work available. Thanks to Graham Charles for having provided Plates XV and XXI.

Public domain.

Descriptions of plants that were grown in the the Botanical garden of Berlin. The work was published in 1827 and it defines the genus Melocactus as considered nowadays. It is made of 23 pages of text (German and Latin) and 17 nice B&W plates.




Right: Melocactus communis.