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Mammillaria guerreronis

  • First description by Bravo, An. Inst. Biol. Mex. 3: 395, with figs. (1932)

  • Body: Plants commonly clustering. Stems cylindrical, bright green, becoming gray-green, to 60 cm (24 in) high and 6 cm (2.4 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With watery latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: With short wool and 15 – 20 white bristles.
  • Radial spine: 20 – 30, bristly, white, 5 – 10 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 2 – 5, usually 4, brown, becoming whitish, to 25 mm (1 in) long, upper ones straight, lowermost one straight or hooked.
  • Flower: Red, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Greenish white, becoming pink.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Guerrero, Mexico. Altitude 650 – 900 m.
  • Comments: A species that needs very bright light and a winter rest to encourage flowering. With an abundance of time will produce clusters of columnar stems. Offsets are produced from the lowest portion of the stem, and at irregular intervals further up. Keep in the sunniest location in the greenhouse.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 120.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 420.
  • Synonymes:
    M. guerreronis var recta

    M. guerreronis var subhamata(m)

    M. guerreronis var zapilotensis

    M. zapilotensis

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