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Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita

  • First description by De Candolle, Mem. Mus. Nat. Hist. Paris, 17: 112 (1828)

  • Body: Plants solitary and clustering. Stems globose, dark green, 1 – 8 cm (0.4 – 3.1 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules not compact, conical to cylindrical.
  • Axil: Some with bristles, sparsely woolly.
  • Radial spine: 10 – 29, flattened against the stem surface to ascending, radiating, usually awl shaped, sometimes hairlike, white to yellow, variably finely pubescent, 6 – 9 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 0 – 7, occasionally more, sometimes absent, awl shaped, yellowish to red to dark brown, to 16 mm (0.6 in) long, one or two occasionally hooked.
  • Flower: Variable, funnelform, less deep set, yellowish white to white to very pale magenta, rarely magenta, 10 – 20 mm (0.4 – 0.8 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Globose to ovate, green to bright red.
  • Seed: Brownish black coarsely pitted.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -2? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas, Guanajuato, Michoacan, Queretaro, Aguascalientes and Hidalgo, Mexico. Altitude 1.400 to 2.300 m.
  • Comments: An easy species in cultivation, with offsets formed at irregular intervals. Offsets are easily detached and rooted. Doesn?t tolerate full sun.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 78.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 412.
  • Synonymes:
    M. aureoviridis

    M. aurihamata

    M. brevicrinita

    M. crinita var pauciseta

    M. criniformis

    M. erectohamata

    M. felipensis

    M. leucantha

    M. moeller-valdeziana

    M. painteri

    M. puberula

    M. schelhasei

    M. seideliana sensu Reppenhagen

    M. variabilis

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Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita ( syn M.glochidiata) – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn M. aurihamata ML419) – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn M. moeller – valdeziana ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. aurihamata – ML 419 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. aurihamata – ML 419 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. aurihamata) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. brevicrinita) – ML 502 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. gilensis) – ML 317 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. gilensis) – ML 317-a – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. glochidiata var xiloensis) – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. glochidiata var xiloensis) – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. painteri) – ML 283 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. painteri) – ML 67 – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. painteri) ML67 – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. painteri)- Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. puberula ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. pubispina ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. schelhasii var aurihamata) – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. schelhasii)- Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. variabilis ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. variabilis) – ML 477 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. gilensis) – ML304 – MS18-97 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. gilensis) – U1751-93 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita – De Candolle – ML 67 JE 25311 – Christophe Blanchy – Graines récoltées par Michel Lacoste au Mexique, Queretar.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita – Photo Willy.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita var. felipensis (syn M. felipensis) – Rep636 – GK4717-94 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. aurihamata) – distribution map.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. moeller-valdeziana ) distribution map.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. puberula ) -distribution map.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. variabilis) – distribution map.jpg


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