REFERENCE MATERIAL:

Cacti

Anderson, E.F. (2001) The cactus family. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.

Charles G. (1998). The Cactus File Handbook 4 Copiapoa. Cirio Publishing Services Ltd., Southampton.

Donati D. & Zanovello C. (2005) Knowing, understanding, growing Turbinicarpus - Rapicactus. Cactus Trentino Südtirol, Trento.

Gutierrez J.(1984) Los cactos nativos de Cuba. Editorial Cientifico-Tecnica, Habana, Cuba.

Hunt D. (ed.) (2006) The new cactus lexicon vols. 1 & 2. DH Books, Milborne Port, England.

Kattermann F. (1994) Eriosyce (Cactaceae) The genus revised and amplified. David Hunt, Richmond, Surrey, England.

Pilbeam J. (1996) The Cactus File Handbook 1 Thelocactus. Cirio Publishing Services Ltd.,Southampton.

Pilbeam J. (1997) The Cactus File Handbook 2 Rebutia. Cirio Publishing Services Ltd., Southampton.

Pilbeam J. (1999) The Cactus File Handbook 6 Mammillaria. Cirio Publishing Services Ltd., Southampton.

Pilbeam J. & Bowdery D. (2005) Ferocactus. The British Cactus and Succulent Society.

Schulz R. & Kapitany A. (1996) Copiapoa in their environment. Schulz & Kapitany, Australia.

Taylor N.P. (1991) The genus Melocactus (Cactaceae) in Central and South America. Bradleya, 9: 1-80.

Zachar M. (2004) The genus Turbinicarpus. VID, Bratislava, Slovakia.

European Plants

Clapham A.R. Tutin T.G. & Warburg E.F. (1959) Excursion Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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Curtis T. & Thompson R. (2009) The orchids of Ireland. National Museums Northern Ireland, Cultra, Holywood, Northern Ireland.

Delforge P. (2006) Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. A&C Black, London.

Flora Europaea Vol I Lycopodiaceae to Platanaceae (ed. Tutin T.G. Heywood V.H. Burges N.A. Valentine D.H. Walters S.M. & Webb D.A.) (1964) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Flora Europaea Vol II Rosaceae to Umbelliferae (ed. Tutin T.G. Heywood V.H. Burges N.A. Moore D.M. Valentine D.H. Walters S.M. & Webb D.A.) (1968) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Flora Europaea Vol III Diapensiaceae to Myoporaceae (ed. Tutin T.G. Heywood V.H. Burges N.A. Moore D.M. Valentine D.H. Walters S.M. & Webb D.A.) (1972) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Flora Europaea Vol IV Plantaginaceae to Compositae (and Rubiaceae) (ed. Tutin T.G. Heywood V.H. Burges N.A. Moore D.M. Valentine D.H. Walters S.M. & Webb D.A.) (1976) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Flora Europaea Vol V Alismataceae to Orchidaceae (ed. Tutin T.G. Heywood V.H. Burges N.A. Moore D.M. Valentine D.H. Walters S.M. & Webb D.A.) (1980) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Grey-Wilson C. Mathew B. & Blamey M. (1981) Bulbs The bulbous plants of Europe and their allies. Collins, London.

Huxley A. & Taylor W. (1977) Flowers of Greece and the Aegean. Chatto & Windus, London.

Kretzschmar H. Kretzschmar G. & Eccarius W. (2004) Orchids Crete & Dodecanese. Mediterraneo Editions, Rethymno, Crete.

Lafranchis T. & Sfikas G. (2009) Flowers of Greece volumes I & II. Diatheo, Paris.

Polunin O. (1969) Flowers of Europe a field guide. Oxford University Press,London.

Polunin O. (1987) Flowers of Greece and the Balkans A field guide. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York.

Polunin O. & Everard B. (1976) Trees & Bushes of Europe. Oxford University Press, London.

Polunin O. & Huxley A. (1987) Flowers of the Mediterranean. Chatto & Windus, London.

Polunin O. & Smythies B.E. (1973) Flowers of South-West Europe. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Polunin O. & Walters M. (1985) A guide to the vegetation of Britain and Europe. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Schönfelder I. & Schönfelder P. (1990) Collins photoguide to the wild flowers of the Mediterranean. Collins, London.

Tan K. & Iatrou G. (2001) Endemic plants of Greece. The Peloponnese.Gads Forlag, Copenhagen.

Webb D.A. (1967) An Irish Flora. Dundalgan Press, Dundalk.

European Animals

Arnold E.N. & Burton J.A. (1978) A field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Britain and Europe. William Collins, London.

Chinery M. (1989) Butterflies & day-flying moths of Britain and Europe. William Collins, London.

Higgins L.G. & Riley N.D. (1970) A field guide to the butterflies of Britain and Europe. Collins, London.

Asian Birds

Grimmett R. & Inskipp T. (2005) Birds of Southern India. Christopher Helm, London.

MacKinnon J. & Phillipps K. (2008) A field guide to the Birds of China. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York.

Robson C (2010) Birds of South-East Asia.New Holland Publishers, London.

Southern African Birds

Dowsett-Lemaire F. & Dowsett R.J. (2006) The birds of Malawi. Tauraco Press & Aves,Liege, Belgium.

Newman K. (1983) Newman's birds of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg.

Sinclair I. Hockey P. & Tarboton W. (2002) Sasol birds of Southern Africa 3rd ed. Struik, Cape Town.

Southern Africa Wildlife

Carruthers V. (ed.) (2008) The wildlife of Southern Africa. Struik, Cape Town.

Burke A. (2006) Wild flowers of the Central Namib 2nd ed. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, Namibia.

Barwick M. (2004) Tropical & Subtropical Trees. A worldwide encyclopaedic guide. Thames & Hudson, London.

Carribean Plants

Leiva A. (2007) Flowers of Cuba. Macmillan Caribbean Natural History, Oxford.

Leiva A. (2007) Trees of Cuba. Macmillan Caribbean Natural History, Oxford.

Carribean Birds and Animals

Dopico A.N. (1997) La fauna silvestre de la Cienaga de Zapata. Editorial Cientifico-Tecnica, Habana, Cuba.

Garrido O.H. & Kirkconnell A. (2008) Field guide to the Birds of Cuba. Christopher Helm, London.

South American Birds and Animals

Hemderson C.L. (2002) Field Guide to the Wildlife of Costa Rica. University of Texas Press, Austin.

Lowen J. (2010) Pantanal Wildlife. A visitor's guide to Brazil's Great Wetland. Bradt Travel Guides, U.S.A.

van Perlo B. (2009) A field guide to the Birds of Brazil.Oxford University Press, New Yok.

Ridgely R.S. & Greenfield P.J. (2001) The Birds of Ecuador - A field guide. Christopher Helm, London.

Stiles F.G., Skutch A.F. & Gardner D. (1989) A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica. Christopher Helm, London.

South American Plants

Gargiullo M.B., Magnuson B. & Kimball L. (2008) A Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Zuchowski W. (2007) Tropical Plants of Costa Rica. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca.

Travel Guides

Briggs P. & Bartlett M.-A. (2006) Malawi the Bradt Travel Guide 4th ed. Bradt Travel Guides, Chalfont St. Peter, UK.

Darwin C. (1860) Journal of Researches during the voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle." 2nd ed. T. Nelson and Sons.

Eyewitness Travel Cuba (2007) Dorling Kindersley, London.

Hubbard C. Barta B. & Davis J. (2003) Chile & Easter Island 6th ed. Lonely Planet, Melbourne, Oakland, London & Paris.

Lonely Planet Brazil (2002)5th Edition.

Lonely Planet China's Southwest (2007) 3rd Edition.

Lonely Planet Tibet (2008) 7th Edition.

McIntyre C. (2004) Zambia the Bradt Travel Guide 3rd ed. Bradt Travel Guides, Chalfont St. Peter, UK.

Namibia Insight Guides (2006). London.