Succulents entered as miniatures include representatives from almost every family, and a list would be far too long to print.
Miniatures are defined differently for different shows. In most cases, the definition is a mature plant in a pot with an inside diameter less than three inches.
From northern Africa and islands close by. They produce succulent rosettes of waxy leaves, generally at the end of naked stems.
Cacti from the highlands of Bolivia and Northern Argentina. Coming from high altitudes.
A genus of at least 28 species of small clumping leaf succulents from South Africa.
Small cacti from Mexico and the Southwestern United States.
Aizoaceae or Ficoidaceae (the fig-marigold family or ice plant family) contains 135 genera and about 1900 species, largely endemic to Southern Africa.
Thelocactus are spectacularly beautiful cacti with dense multicolor spination, well shaped tubercles, and large colorful flowers. Stenocactus is a genus of northern and central Mexican cacti of around 10 species related to Ferocactus.
The name means "Thick Foot". Native to only Southern Africa and Madagascar.
The Echinopsis genus has been revised and now includes Lobivia, Tricocereus, Helianthrocereus, Pseudolobivia, and many other lesser known and rare genera. At the Mini-show all these genera will be accepted under their old names, as will hybrids and cultivars.