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Mammillaria halbingeri

  • First description by Boedeker, Kakteenk. 1933: 9 (1933)

  • Body: Plants solitary, later forming clumps. Stems globose to short cylindrical, light green, to 10 cm (3.9 in) high and 8 cm (3.1 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 and 21
  • Tubercule: Tubercules conical to ovoid, glossy, light green.
  • Axil: With wool.
  • Radial spine: 21 – 28, thin, needle-like, glassy white, 5 – 8 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 2, sometimes one, slightly curved, needle-like, glassy white to yellowish white, with brown tips, to 9 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, sulfur yellow with pale pink margins, to 12 mm (0.5 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Small, whitish.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate: Meadows, wooded valleys, in humus and moss.
  • Geographic Distribution: near Ocotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 2.000 to 2.500 m.
  • Comments: The magenta flowered variant has a much wider distribution, from around Ocotepec to the Tlaxiaco junction of highway 190, and further into the Sierra Mixteca.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 131.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 421.
  • Synonymes:

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Mammillaria halbingeri


Mammillaria Halbingeri/Mammillaria halbingeri (syn M. pseudohalbingeri) – ML259 – ML01 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Halbingeri/Mammillaria halbingeri – ML 257 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Halbingeri/Mammillaria halbingeri – ML 257 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Halbingeri/Mammillaria halbingeri fleurs blanches – TL200 et TL199 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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