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Mammillaria glassi ssp ascensionis

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Kakt. and Sukk. 30(3): 61-62 (1979)

  • Body: Plants forming clusters. Stems globose, becoming cylindrical, to 10 cm (1.2 – 3.9 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: With short white wool but few bristles.
  • Radial spine: 50 – 60, hairlike, white, interlacing, 10 – 15 mm (0.4 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 8, 5 – 7 mm long, one erect, straight or hooked, others difficult to distinguish from radials.
  • Flower: Often not opening completely, light pink, to 14 mm (0.6 in) long, 18 – 22 mm (to 0.9 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Green becoming pink, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Altitude 2.400 – 2.750 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 111.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 419
  • Synonymes:
    M. ascensionis

    M. ascensionis var nominis-dulcis

    M. glassii var ascensionis

    M. glassii var nominis-dulcis

    M. glassii var siberiensis

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Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassi ssp ascensionis (syn. M. nominis-dulcis) – L1186a – MG658-4-93 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassi ssp ascensionis (syn. M. nominis-dulcis) – ML 430 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassi ssp ascensionis (syn. M. nominis-dulcis) – ML 430 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M. nominis-dulcis) – Photo Norman Dennis 9.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M. nominis-dulcis)- Photo Norman Dennis .jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M. ascensionis) – ML 438 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M. glassii v. siberiensis) – ML 425 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M. glassii v. siberiensis) – ML 425 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M. glassii v. siberiensis) – ML 425 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M. glassii v. siberiensis) – ML 425 – Photo Michel Lacoste 4.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis (syn. M.glassii v. nominis-dulcis) – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Glassii/Mammillaria glassii ssp ascensionis – ML 438 – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


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