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Mammillaria brachytrichion

  • First description by L?thy, Kakt. and Sukk. 38(12): 294-7 (1987)

  • Body: Plants solitary or clustering. Stems depressed globose to short cylindrical, dark green, 1 – 2 cm (0.4 – 0.8 cm) in hight, 1.5 – 4 cm (0.6 – 1.6 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 26 – 32, whitish to yellowish brown, with dark tips, needle-like, stiff, straight, 7 – 10 mm long.
  • Central spine: 7 – 11, fine, needle-like, reddish brown with yellowish base, to 6 mm (0.2 in) long, one sometimes hooked, others straight.
  • Flower: Broad funnelform, white, sometimes with pink midveins, 10 – 12 mm (0.4 – 0.5 in) long, 12 – 14 mm (0.5 – 0.6 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Small, green.
  • Seed: Brownish black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Durango, Mexico. Altitude 1.500 to 1.700 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 58.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 410.
  • Synonymes:

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