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Mammillaria gasseriana

  • First description by Boedeker, Zeitschr. Sukkulentenk. 3: 75 with fig. (1927)

  • Body: Plants branching basally to form clumps. Stems globose to short ovoid with sunken tips, 3 – 4 cm (1.2 – 1.6 in) in diameter, covered by white spines.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Densely arranged, cylindical, rounded apically.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 40 – 50, sometimes pectinate or flattened against the stem surface, white, 5 – 8 mm (0.2 – 0.3 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 2, sometimes absent, hooked and erect, stout, light brown with dark tips, 4 – 8 mm (to 0.3 in) long.
  • Flower: Wide funnelform, whitish cream with light brown midveins and greenish throats, 7 – 8 mm (0.3 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, brownish red, 6 – 9 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Seed: Blackish gray.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: 0? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Coahuila, Mexico. Altitude 1.020 – 1.260 m.
  • Comments: It is one of the more difficult in cultivation, being very prone to excess water, and needing good drainage by way of gritty, open substrate, and a shallow pot.
    To retain the closely spaced spines, grow it conservatively and in very bright light, but avoid direct sun.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 106.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 418.
  • Synonymes:
    M. chica

    M. viescensis

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Mammillaria Gasseriana/Mammillaria gasseriana – SB1161 – MG653-1-98 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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Mammillaria Gasseriana/Mammillaria gasseriana SB1164 – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


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