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Mammillaria boelderliana

  • First description by Wolschlager, Kakt. and Sukk. 39(4): 78 (1988)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems flattened globose, blue-green, 1 – 3 cm (0.4 – 1.2 in) high, 2.5 – 5.5 (1 – 1.2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: Tuberous, long, thick.
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Widely separated, conical.
  • Axil: naked.
  • Radial spine: None.
  • Central spine: 4 – 5, needle-like, yellowish brown, 4 – 7 mm (to 0.3 in) long, the lower longer, straight or slightly curving, grey-brown with darker tips.
  • Flower: Funnelform, witish with pinkish midveins, 18 – 20 mm (0.7 – 0.8 in) long, 20 – 24 mm (0.8 – 0.9 in) in diameter. Stigmas yellow.
  • Fruit: Pear shaped, red, 7 – 10 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Seed: Dark brown or black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: 0° C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Zacatecas, Mexico. Altitude 2.300 m.
  • Comments: This species has a root at least five times the height of the stem above the ground.
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 54.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 409.
  • Synonymes:

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