• Editor's comments by Al Laius

  • The National Show 2012

  • Searching for Turbinicarpus in north-east Mexico by Chris Davies

  • In my greenhouse by Rene Geissler

  • Touring Madagascar by Juliette Hatt

  • More on magnesium deficiency by David Quail

  • The Hoodia gordonii project by Ralph Peckover

  • Plant of the quarter

  • Forum report

  • Searching for Strombocactus corregidorae by Damien Richard

  • Two new subspecies of Aloe (Asphodelaceae) from central Madagascar, and further observations on Aloe trachyticola by Jean-Bernard Castillon

  • Harrisia fragrans (syn. H. simpsonii) in eastern and southei Florida by Alan Franck

  • New data from the habitats of Corynopuntia marenae and Corynopuntia reflexispina by Davide Donati

  • Echinopsis 'Strawberries and Cream' by Brian McDonough

  • CactusTalk

  • A new combination of a natural hybrid of Sedum series Rupestria A.Berger = Petrosedum Grulich (Crassulaceae)

  • Literature review

  • Front cover: Echinocereus triglochidiatus (Claret Cup cactus) in full flower growing near the visitor's centre of the Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA

    Photo: Paul Klaassen