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Mammillaria aureilanata

  • First description by Backeberg, Beitr. Sukk. u.-pflege 13 (1938)

  • Body: Plants solitary, tuberous basally, depressed globose, glossy dark green, to 7.5 cm (3 in) high.
  • Roots: Fat taproot.
  • Sap: without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules cylindrical, widely separated.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 25 – 30, bristle-like, transparent white to yellowish.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Bell shaped, white to pale pink, 15 – 30 mm (0.6 – 1.2 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, pinkish white.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): March, april.
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 1.400 to 1.900 m.
  • Comments: In cultivation it will make a much larger showing, to about 6 or 7 cm wide, and a little less tall, although by no means is it rapid growing. It will need a pot with sufficient depth. <br>mineral substrate.
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 41.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 406.
  • Synonymes: <br>M. aureilanata var/fa alba

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Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – ML 686 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – ML 686-1 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – ML 686-2 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – ML 686-3 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – Photo Christophe Blanchy 2.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata var alba – DH597-91 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Aureilanata/Mammillaria aureilanata var. alba – ML 95 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


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