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Mammillaria discolor

  • First description by Haworth, Syn. Pl. Succ. 177 (1812)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems flattened globose, depressed apically, blue-green, 23 – 4.5 cm (1.2 – 1.8 in) high, 6 – 11 cm (2.4 – 4.3 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules ovoid to conical.
  • Axil: With little wool or naked.
  • Radial spine: 10 – 28, needle-like, glassy white or slightly yellow, 8 – 9 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 7, dark brown becoming lighter with age, stout, straight, needle-like, glassy white or slightly yellow, 8 – 9 mm (.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Funnelform, not opening widely, white with pink midveins, 20 – 27 mm (0.8 – 1.1 in) long, 12 – 16 mm (0.5 – 0.6 in) in diameter. Stigmas greenish yellow.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, greenish white but pink below.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxacana, Mexico, Hidalgo, Veracruz and Puebla, Mexico. Altitude 1.700 to 2.900 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 90.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 415
  • Synonymes:
    M. discolor var esperanzaensis

    M. discolor var longispina

    M. discolor var multispina

    M. discolor var ochoterenae

    M. discolor var schmollii

    M. esperanzaensis

    M. ochoterenae

    M. pachyrhiza

    M. schmollii

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Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor (syn. M. discolor v. longispina) – ML 172 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor (syn. M. discolor v. ochoterenae) – ML 256 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor (syn. M. esperanzaensis) – ML 275 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor (syn. M. ochoterenae) – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor – Photo Franck Martin 1.jpg


Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor – Photo Franck Martin 2.jpg


Mammillaria Discolor/Mammillaria discolor var. multispina – DH205-98 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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