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Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera

  • First description by Reppenhagen, Gatt. Mamm. 153 (1987)

  • Body: Often solitary, but sometimes clumping.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil:
  • Radial spine: 4 – 5, straight or curving, 2 – 12 mm long, whitish with black tips.
  • Central spine: 1 – 2, exceptionally long (to about 6 cm), downwards pointing, chalky white with very dark brown tips.
  • Flower: Bell shaped, purplish pink, 10 – 15 mm (0.4 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Queretaro, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 850 – 2.150 m.
  • Comments: In cultivation, full sunshine is need to achieve the spine length.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 77.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 412.
  • Synonymes:
    M. centralifera

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centralifera


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp censtralifera (syn. M. centralifera) – ML 100 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn M. centralifera) – ML 497 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn M. centralifera) – ML 497-1 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn. M. centralifera) – ML 225 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn. M. centralifera) – ML 413 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn. M. centralifera) – ML 497 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn. M. centralifera) – ML 497 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn. M. centralifera) – ML 500 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Compressa/Mammillaria compressa ssp centralifera (syn. M. centralifera) – ML 515 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


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