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Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana

  • First description by Poselger, Allg. Gartenz 21: 94 (1853)

  • Body: Plants usually forming clusters. Stems globose, sometimes becoming somewhat cylindrical.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: some with bristles.
  • Radial spine: 30 – 50, white, hairlike, 8 – 20 mm (0.3 – 0.8 in) long, one, occasionnally two, hooked.
  • Central spine: 1 – 7, reddish brown, 5 – 10 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, creamy white to pinkish,, 13 – 22 mm (0.5 – 0.9 in) long, to 15 mm (0.6 in) in diameter
  • Fruit: Cylindrical, red.
  • Seed: Reddish brown, with partially lateral hilum.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4° C
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 1.750 – 2.300 m.
  • Comments: One of the easiest species to grow and flower, this commonly available plant comes in a wide range of spination, flower color and hair. Easily clustering and easily flowered. Most plants will offset readily, and clumps can be produced in a very few years.
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 51.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 408.
  • Synonymes: <br>M. bocasana var splendens <i>Hort</i>
    <br>M. bocasana var multilanata <i>Hort</i>

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Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana (multilanata) – Photo Franck Martin 2.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana (multilanata) – Photo Willy.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana (multilanata) – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana (roseiflora) – Photo Paul.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana (roseiflora) – Photo Willy .jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana (splendens) – Photo Luc.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana – ML 79 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Bocasana/Mammillaria bocasana ssp bocasana Poselger – JE 18215 – Christophe Blanchy .jpg


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