|CSSA VOL.85, July-August 2013 No.4|
|Echeveria rosea Lindley (Crassulaceae), a hummingbird-dependent succulent epiphyte||H.David Jimeno Sevilla, Angélica M.Hernández, Ramírez & Thorsten Krömer|
|"Rare and Novel Species" Singular Words and Curious Plants sent by Karwinski from Oaxaca & Puebla, 1826-1832||Catherine Phillips|
|Should endangered plants be propagated commercially? - an opinion||Bill Thornton|
|Reinventing the Cactus Garden An incredible hermitage near Joshua Tree National Park||Maureen Gilmer|
|Plant labels easy, tough and inconspicuous||Robert & Jeanette Mustacich|
|Superb Succulents||Duke Benadom|
|Aloe barbarajeppeae TA McCoy & Lavranos; a long-overdue tribute||Tom A.McCoy & John J.Lavranos|
On the cover: Selflessly forgoing comfort and a decent breakfast, renowned aloe hunter, Tom McCoy braved belowfreezing temperatures waiting for the sun to rise on a lonely hill in South Africa so he could capture the first rays of dawn's light on this exciting new species of aloe described in the pages of this edition of the Journal. That said, he confided in me that upon reaching a civilized, little highland town later in the day, he rewarded himself with a hearty brunch of prime cut South African bacon, crepe-wrapped bananas topped with cinnamon sugar and a fine pot of locally grown coffee.
Ah, the life and perils a plant explorer must endure in the interests of science!