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Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans

  • First description by J. Purpus, Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 22: 162 (1912)

  • Body: Solitary, seldom branching. Stems globose, 5 – 8 cm (2 – 3.1 in) in diameter, slightly depressed at the apex with little wool.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule:
  • Axil: With wool in youth.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 18, white, slender, needle-like, somewhat curved, longer at the sides, 1 – 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: 2, often only 1, stout needle-like to awl-shaped, straight or a little bent, grey-brown, darker at the tip, 5 – 8 mm long.
  • Flower: Bright rose-red with darker midstripe, 15 – 20 mm long. Stigmas very pale greenish white.
  • Fruit: Carmine.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate: Open grassy areas.
  • Geographic Distribution: Puebla, Mexico. Altitude about 2.300 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 124.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 421.
  • Synonymes:
    M. collina

    M. elegans (misapplied)

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Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. collina) – ML 272 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. collina) – ML 55 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. elegans) – ML 644 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. elegans) x flavicentra – ML 249 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans – Photo Christophe Blanchy.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans – Photo Stan Oome 2.jpg


Mammillaria Haageana/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans – Photo Stan Oome.jpg


Maps Distribution/Mammillaria haageana ssp elegans (syn. M. haageana v. collina ) – distribution map.jpg


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