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Mammillaria flavicentra

  • First description by Backeberg, Descr. Cact. Nov. 3: 8 (1963)

  • Body: Plants solitary. Stems club shaped to cylindrical, to 18 cm (7.1 in) high, 9 – 10 cm (3.5 – 3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Pyramidal.
  • Axil: Woolly.
  • Radial spine: 22 – 24, glassy white, 2 – 4 mm long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 6, yellowish, 5 – 6 mm ( 0.2 in) long.
  • Flower: Red, 3 – 4 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, pink above, whitish green below, to 15 mm 0.6 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca and Puebla, Mexico. Altitude 1.250 – 2.250 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 101.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 417.
  • Synonymes:

Pictures

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flavicentra


Mammillaria Flavicentra/Mammillaria flavicentra – ML 182 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Flavicentra/Mammillaria flavicentra – ML 194 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Flavicentra/Mammillaria flavicentra – ML 194 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Flavicentra/Mammillaria flavicentra – ML 392 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Flavicentra/Mammillaria flavicentra – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Flavicentra/Mammillaria flavicentra – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. elegans) x flavicentra – ML 249 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


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