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Mammillaria decipiens ssp camptotricha

  • First description by Dams, Gartenwelt 10: 14 (1905/1906) – as M. camptotricha

  • Body: Plants making a large, flattish clump of stems, each about 4 – 7 cm in diameter, clustering from the lower part.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Green, flabby tubercules about 2 cm long.
  • Axil: Sparsely hairy with a few bristles.
  • Radial spine: Usually 4 – 5, but varying from 2 to 8, to 3 cm long, thin, flexible, curling, yellow, or white, or brown, interlacing densely in full light.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Small, white, deeply set in the tubercules, to about 1.5 cm long and wide.
  • Fruit: Pale pink to greenish.
  • Seed: Light brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Queretaro, Mexico. Altitude 1.700 – 2.000 m.
  • Comments: Common name "bird's nest mammillaria"
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 83.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 414.
  • Synonymes: <br>Dolichothele camptotricha
    <br>M. camptotricha

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Mammillaria Decipiens/Mammillaria decipiens ssp camptotricha (syn M. campotricha) – Photo Francois.jpg


Mammillaria Decipiens/Mammillaria decipiens ssp camptotricha (syn M. campotricha) – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Decipiens/Mammillaria decipiens ssp camptotricha (syn. M. camptotricha) – ML 481 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Decipiens/Mammillaria decipiens ssp camptotricha (syn. M. camptotricha) – ML 481 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


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