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Mammillaria glochidiata

  • First description by Martius, Nov. Act. Nat. Cur. 16: 337, plate 23 (1832)

  • Body: Plants irregularly forming clusters. Stems cylindrical, glossy bright green, rounded apically, 2 – 3.5 cm (0.8 – 1.4 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Flabby, widely separated, cylindrical to conical, 12 – 16 mm (0.5 – 0.6 in) long.
  • Axil: Some with bristles.
  • Radial spine: 9 – 11, threadlike, flexible, smooth, white, horizontal, to 12 mm (0.5 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 4, needle-like, lower one hooked, dark yellow to reddish brown, 6 – 12 mm (0.2 – 0.5 in) long.
  • Flower: Bell shaped, white to pink, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and 12 mm (0.5 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, scarlet, to 16 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Seed: Brownish black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Hidalgo, Mexico. Altitude about 1.300 m.
  • Comments: Easily grown, but needs to be grown hard to keep the clumps compact. Tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much water. Easily propagated from the offsets.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 112.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 419.
  • Synonymes:

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Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita ( syn M.glochidiata) – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. glochidiata var xiloensis) – Photo Franck Martin – Collection du Jardin Exotique de Monaco.jpg


Mammillaria Crinita/Mammillaria crinita ssp crinita (syn. M. glochidiata var xiloensis) – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


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