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Mammillaria cerralboa

  • First description by Britton & Rose, Cact. 4: 116 (1923) – as Neomammillaria.

  • Body: Plants solitary, rarely clustering. Stems slender cylindrical, to 20 cm (7.9 in) high, 3 – 4 cm (1.2 – 1.6 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Yellowish green, conical to cylindrical, firm.
  • Axil: With short bristels.
  • Radial spine: About 10, yellow, straight, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1, sometimes hooked, stout, yellowish, 10 – 20 mm (0.4 – 0.8 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, white with pinkish brown midveins, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long and in diameter. Stigmas purplish brown.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, greenish to muddy purplish red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -2° C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Baja California Sur, Mexico. Altitude 10 to 200 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 70.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 411.
  • Synonymes: <br>M. armillata ssp cerralboa

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