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Mammillaria anniana

  • First description by Glass & Foster, Cact. Succ. J. (US) 53(2): 79 (1981)

  • Body: Plants usually many-stemmed. Stems globose to flattened globose, apple green, to 3 cm (1.2 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots: fleshy branching.
  • Sap: without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tapering gradually, round in cross section.
  • Axil: With tufts of wool and twisted hairs.
  • Radial spine: 13 – 14, yellowish white, stiff, thin, straight, 6 – 11 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 5 – 9, needle-like, yellow to golden amber, stiff, 9 – 12 mm (0.4 – 0.5 in) long, mostly straight, one hooked.
  • Flower: Not opening widely, pale witish yellow, 8 – 12 mm (0.3 – 0.5 in) long; pericarpels unusually long.
  • Fruit: Red, 10 – 15 mm (0.4 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): from May to September.
  • Minimum temperature: -4° C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tamaulipas, Mexico. Altitude 350 – 800 m.
  • Comments: In culture, organic substrate. Easy in cultivation.
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 39.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 406.

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