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Mammillaria erythrosperma

  • First description by Boedeker, Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 28: 101 (1918)

  • Body: Plants forming large clumps. Stems globose to short cylindrical, dark green, 4 – 5 cm (1.6 – 2 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules cylindrical.
  • Axil: With hair-like white bristles.
  • Radial spine: 15 – 20, thin, white, 8 – 10 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 3 , yellow with brownish red tips, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long, lowermost one hooked.
  • Flower: Carmine red, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Pinkish red, long.
  • Seed: Dark red to blackish.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate: Limestone rocks.
  • Geographic Distribution: San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 97.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 416.
  • Synonymes:
    M. multiformis

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Mammillaria Erythrosperma/Mammillaria erythrosperma – ML 322 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Erythrosperma/Mammillaria erythrosperma – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Erythrosperma/Mammillaria erythrosperma – SB825 – MG640-94 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Erythrosperma/Mammillaria erythrosperma SB 825 – Photo Willy.jpg


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