Species Description – Result


– Back to Species list –

Mammillaria hahniana ssp bravoae

  • First description by Craig, Mamm. Handb. 112 (1945) – as m. bravoae

  • Body: Plants solitairy or clustering from the base. Stems globose, light green to 6.5 cm high and in diameter. Sunken at the apex.
    Dense white wool covering the top of the plant and white hair-like spines extending beyond the tubercules.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Milky sap.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 and 21
  • Tubercule: Numerous, small, triangular conical.
  • Axil: With 20 or more bristles 35 – 40 mm (1.4 – 1.6 in) long.
  • Radial spine: 28 – 30, needle-like, straight, white, 4 – 7 mm long, interlacing.
  • Central spine: 2, slender, straight, stiff, pinkish brown, darker at tip, 6 – 8 mm long.
  • Flower: Deep pink with darker midstripe, 1 cm long and in diameter. Stigmas pinkish brown.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, carmine red, 5 – 7 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Seed: Pale brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Comments: A shorter spined variant of the species.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 129.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 421.
  • Synonymes:
    M. bravoae

Pictures

Picture in the galery related to the keyword :

bravoae


Mammillaria Hahniana/Mammillaria hahniana ssp bravoae – Photo Razvan Diaconescu.jpg


Mammillaria Hahniana/Mammillaria hahniana ssp bravoae – Photo Willy.jpg


Mammillaria Hahniana/Mammillaria hahniana ssp bravoae – Photo Philou.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria hahniana ssp bravoae – distribution map.gif