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Mammillaria xaltianguensis ssp bambusiphila

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Mitt. Arbeitsk. Mammillarienfr. 10(5): 161 (1986)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems cylindrical, 5 – 20 cm high, 4 – 8 cm in diameter (heavily clustering in cultivation).
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: Naked or with a little wool.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 20, straight, fine bristle-like, 3 – 5 mm long, the upper spines the shorter, glassy white, with brown at the base and the tips.
  • Central spine: 3 – 5, straight, the lower longer, glassy white or pale brown, black at the tips, 5 – 11 mm long.
  • Flower: Carmine, 15 – 17 mm long, 5 – 7 mm in diameter, narowly opening.
  • Fruit: Reddish brown or greenish.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Michoacan, Mexico. Altitude 800 – 1.200 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 310.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 450.
  • Synonymes:
    M. bambusiphila

    M. bambusiphila var parva

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