CITES and Cacti: A User's Guide

Maurizio Sajeva, H. McGough, Lucy Garrett, Jonas Luethy, Maurice Tse-Laurence, Catherine Rutherford, Giulia Sajeva

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This user’s guide covers the widely traded cactus family and how it is regulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Written for the non-expert, the guide explores the major groups of cacti in trade, their distribution, conservation status, use and levels of trade as well as the likelihood of illegal trade. All CITES Appendix I taxa and a wide selection of Appendix II taxa are covered in detail. Major exemptions from CITES regulations are also outlined, including cacti not covered by CITES. The guide includes a fully illustrated PowerPoint training presentation with comprehensive speaker notes on CD-ROM. Copies are available from Maurizio Sajeva till stock lasts
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages84
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012


  • cacti
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

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