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Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp collinsii

  • First description by Britton & Rose, Cact. 4: 101 (1923) – as M. collinsii.

  • Body: Plants branching basally. Stems globose to short cylindrical, blue-green to dark green, 5 – 6 cm high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules firm, pyramidal.
  • Axil: Bristly.
  • Radial spine: 7, awl-like, straight to slightly curved, reddish, becoming chalky white with age, 4 – 30 mm (1.2 in) long, upper and lower ones longest.
  • Central spine: 1, awl-like, white or yellowish, with dark tip, to 5.5 mm (2.2 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, pale yellow, outer segments yellow with reddish midstripe, to 10 – 15 mm long and wide.
  • Fruit: Bright red.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tehuntepec, Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico. Altitude 10 – 850 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 154.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 425.
  • Synonymes:
    M. collinsii

    M. nagliana

    M. tropica

    M. voburnensis var collinsii

Pictures

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Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp collinsii (syn. M. Collinsii ) – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp collinsii (syn. M. collinsii) – ML 376 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Karwinskiana/Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp collinsii (syn. M. tropica) – Rep677 – GK8837-96 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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