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Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera

  • First description by Engelmann in Wislizenus, Mem. Tour N. Mex. 105 (1848) – as M. gummifera.

  • Body: Plants usually solitary. Stems flattened globose, 8 – 12 cm in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: With white wool in youth.
  • Radial spine: 10 – 12, with brownish or blackish tips, the lower stouter and stronger, to 2.5 cm long, recurving slightly.
  • Central spine: 1 – 2, occasionally 4, brown with black tips, stronger than the radials.
  • Flower: Funnelform, brownish red on the outer petals, inner petals reddish white with dark red midstripe, 25 – 30 mm long, 15 – 25 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Scarlet.
  • Seed: Dark brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora, Jalisco and Zacatecas, Mexico. Altitude 1.300 – 2.450 m.
  • Comments: Quite distinctive darker aspect as the other subspecies.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 138.
    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 423.
  • Synonymes:
    M. gummifera

    M. heyderi var gummifera

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Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (Engelmann) D. R. Hunt – JE 13972 – Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 605 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 609 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 609 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 609-2 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 611 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 621 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 621 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn M. gummifera) – ML 621 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn. M. gummifera) – ML 577 – Photo Michel Lacoste -Los_Hornillos_Zac.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn. M. gummifera) – ML 577 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn. M. gummifera) – ML 579 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn. M. gummifera) – ML 596 – Photo Michel Lacoste – _Jer_z_de_Garcia_ZACHuej_car_JAL.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera (syn. M. gummifera) – ML 596 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera – Photo Norman Dennis 1.jpg


Mammillaria Heyderi/Mammillaria heyderi ssp gummifera – Photo Norman Dennis 2.jpg


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