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Mammillaria rekoi ssp aureispina

  • First description by Lau, Cact. Suc. Mex. 28(1): 19 (1983)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first later clustering. Stems short cylindrical, green, to 12 – 15 cm (5.9 in) high, 5 – 6 cm (2 – 2.4 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Sometimes with latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Conical to cylindrical.
  • Axil: Woolly at first, later naked.
  • Radial spine: 20 – 23, fine, needle-like, golden yellow later white, 7 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 5 – 7, stouter than the radials, yellow to golden brown, needle-like, straight, 6 – 15 mm or more long, the lower being the longest.
  • Flower: Purplish pink, 10 mm lon,g, 12 mm in diameter, recurving at the tips of the petals.
  • Fruit: Purplish, reddish below.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 1.200 – 1.800 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 245.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 440.
  • Synonymes:
    M. aureispina

    M. rekoi var aureispina

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Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp aureispina (syn. M. aureispina) – ML 361 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp aureispina – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


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