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Mammillaria saboae ssp goldii

  • First description by Glass & Foster, Cact. Succ. J. (US) 40(4): 151 (1968) – as M. goldii; l.c. 51(3): 124 (1979)

  • Body: Plants solitary or rarely clustering, with globose stems to 2.5 cm in diameter.
  • Roots: Thick, fleshy branching.
  • Sap: without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: naked.
  • Radial spine: 35 – 45, thin, opaque, glassy white, 2 to 3 mm long, interlacing.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Large, funnelform, dark lavender-pink, stigmas whitish.
  • Fruit: Remains in the plant body.
  • Seed: Large; black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): March.
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate: greyish-white volcanic tuff.
  • Geographic Distribution: Sonora, Mexico. Altitude 1.000 to 1.300 m.
  • Comments: Areoles have buff coloured wool in youth.

    The overall effect is pale yellow from the wool on the areoles.

    In culture, mineral substrate.
  • Bibliography: John Pilbeam – Mammillaria The Cactus Handbook File (1999) – page 255

    Edward F. Anderson – The Cactus Family (2001) – page 441.
  • Synonymes:
    M. goldii

    M. saboae var goldii

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