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Mammillaria plumosa

  • First description by Weber in Bois, Dict. Hort. 804 (1898)

  • Body: Plants forming low, dense mounds to 40 cm (16 in) wide. Stems globose, light green, 6 – 7 cm (2.4 – 2.8 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 8 – 13 (irregular)
  • Tubercule: Very soft, cylindrical.
  • Axil: Woolly.
  • Radial spine: About 40, plumose, white, 3 – 7 mm (to 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: White, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, deep purple rose, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Seed: Blackish brown to black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Geographic Distribution: Coahuila and Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Altitude 780 – 1.350 m.
  • Comments: Listed in Appendix 1 of CITES.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 230.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 438.
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