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Mammillaria albilanata ssp albilanata

  • First description by Backeberg 1939

  • Body: Plants usually solitairy, sometimes several stemmed with age. Stems globose to short cylindrical, sunken apically, to 15 cm (5.9 in) high and 8 cm (3.1 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: fibrous.
  • Sap: with latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules gray-green, firm.
  • Axil: coarsely woolly.
  • Radial spine: 15 – 26, stiff, straight to slightly curved, chalky white, 2 – 4 mm long.
  • Central spine: 2 – 4, stiff, straight, white to cream, with brownish tips, 2 – 3 mm long.
  • Flower: Carmine to purplish pink to pink, to 7 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Fruit: pink to red.
  • Seed: pale brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): April
  • Minimum temperature: -4° C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Guerrero, Puebla, Chiapas, and Colina, Mexico. Altitude 500 to 2.200 mtr.
  • Comments: In culture, mineral/organic substrate. Slow growers that shouldn?t be rushed, otherwise their tight spination and compact forms will be lost. As with most white spined species, high light levels are needed to produce the best specimens. Some plants will cluster with age, others will remain single.
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 33.
  • Synonymes:
    M. fuauxiana

    M. igualensis

    M. igualensis var palmillensis

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