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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.

  • Synonymes:

Mammillaria evermanniana

  • First description by Britton & Rose, Cact. 4: 97, with fig. (1923) – as Neomammillaria.

  • Body: Plants usually solitary. Stems globose to short and thick cylindrical, light green, 5 – 7 cm (2 – 2.8 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Conical.
  • Axil: Densely woolly and bristly, especially at first.
  • Radial spine: 12 – 15, thin, needle-like, white with dark tips, 8 – 10 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 3, erect or nearly so, white with dark tips, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Yellowish cream with greenish tint, with pinkish brown midveins, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -2? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Cerralvo Island, Sea of Cortez, Mexico.
  • Comments: Care with low temperatures is the most critical growing requirement of this species, but high intensity of light is needed to stimulate flowering. White wool will become quite heavy with time under good growing conditions.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 99.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 417.
  • Synonymes:

Mammillaria zeilmanniana

  • First description by Boedeker, Monatsschr. Deutsche Kakt.-Ges. 3: 227 (1931)

  • Body: Plants solitary or clustering. Stems 6 cm high, 4.5 cm indiameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: About 15 – 18, finely bristly, white, pubescent.
  • Central spine: 4, the upper 3 straight, the lowest hooked, slightly longer than the radials, reddish brown.
  • Flower: To 2 cm, pinkish violet or purple, stigmas yellowish.
  • Fruit: Whitish green to pale pink.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Guanajuato, Mexico. Altitude 1.950 m.
  • Comments: The white flowered sport of M. zeilmanniana is produced in cultivation and not known to occur in the wild.a
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 311.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – referred to M. crinita
  • Synonymes:
    M. crinita ssp zeilmanniana

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Mammillaria Anniana/Mammillaria anniana – DH591-91 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Anniana/Mammillaria anniana – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Anniana/Mammillaria anniana – Photo Hugo de Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Evermanniana/Mammillaria evermanniana – MG640-9-96 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Evermanniana/Mammillaria evermanniana – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Evermanniana/Mammillaria evermanniana – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Evermanniana/Mammillaria evermanniana – Photo Willy.jpg


Mammillaria Sheldonii/Mammillaria sheldonii (syn. M. gueldemanniana) – Photo Hugo De Cock 2.jpg


Mammillaria Sheldonii/Mammillaria sheldonii (syn. M. gueldemanniana) – Photo Hugo de Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Zeilmanniana/Mammillaria zeilmanniana (alba) – Photo Paul.jpg


Mammillaria Zeilmanniana/Mammillaria zeilmanniana (albiflora) – Photo Willy.jpg


Mammillaria Zeilmanniana/Mammillaria zeilmanniana – Photo Norman Dennis 1.jpg


Mammillaria Zeilmanniana/Mammillaria zeilmanniana – Photo Norman Dennis 2.jpg


Mammillaria Zeilmanniana/Mammillaria zeilmanniana – Photo Thierry Lefort.jpg


Mammillaria Zeilmanniana/Mammillaria zeilmanniana – photo et collection philou.jpg


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Maps Distribution/Mammillaria sheldonii (syn. M. gueldemanniana) – distribution map .jpg


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Monstruosous And Cristate/Mammillaria zeilmanniana var. albiflora f. cristata – Photo Picaillon.jpg