TITLE

Global Cactus Assessment underway

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Cuttings;Oct2008, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Global Cactus Assessment (GCA) which intends to evaluate the conservation status of the world's cacti and provides information to facilitate conservation action. The project is implemented in collaboration with Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the Biodiversity Assessment Unit and the Cactus and Succulent Specialist Group (CSSG). It engages a network of collaborators that will aid in compiling existing data on the estimated 1,438 cactus species.
ACCESSION #
36655951

 

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