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Mammillaria laui ssp dasyacantha

  • First description by Hubt, Mamm. Postscripts 6: 7 (1997)

  • Body: Plants forming clusters. Stems depressed globose to globose or short oblong, to 6 cm (2.4 in) high and 1 – 3 cm in diameter, densely covered by spines.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical
  • Axil: Nakes or with sparse wool.
  • Radial spine: 35 – 60 or more, in several series, hairlike, sofr and flexible, white, 6 – 9 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: Very numerous, slender, soft and flexible.
  • Flower: Carmine, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and 12 mm (0.5 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Cylindrical to club shaped, white or pale pink, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Seed:
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): Spring.
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tamaulipas, Mexico. Altitude 1.400 – 1.700 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 162.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 426.
  • Synonymes:
    M. dasyacantha

    M. laui fa dasyacantha

    M. subducta var dasyacantha

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