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Mammillaria guelzowiana

  • First description by Wedermann, Zeitschr. Sukkulentenk. 3: 356 (1928)

  • Body: Plants solitary at first, later clustering, depressed apically. Stems globose, to 7 cm (2.8 in) high, 4 – 10 cm (1.6 – 3.9 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules conical to cylindrical, flabby.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 60 – 80, hairlike, twisted, smooth, white, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long.
  • Central spine: 1 – 6, slender, needle-like, reddish brown to yellow, 8 – 25 mm (0.3 – 1 in) long, one hooked.
  • Flower: Bell shaped to funnelform, bright, intense purplish red, to 4 cm (1.6 in) long and 7 cm (2.8 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Nearly globose, pale red or yellowish white, to 8 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -6? C.
  • Habitat Substrate: Grassy mountain tops.
  • Geographic Distribution: Durango, Mexico. Altitude 1.300 – 1.700 m.
  • Comments: One of the more difficult species to grow long enough to produce clumps. Especially sensitive to over watering; plants should be allowed to become crowded in their pot. High levels of light are needed to flower.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 119.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 420.
  • Synonymes:
    Krainzia guelzowiana

    M. guelzowiana var robustior

    M. guelzowiana var splendens nom.nud.

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