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Mammillaria halei

  • First description by T.S. Brandegee, Proc. Calif. Acad. 2: 161 (1889)

  • Body: Plants forming large clumps to 2 m (6.6 ft) wide. Stems cylindrical, 30 – 50 cm (12 – 20 in) long, 5 – 7.5 cm (2 – 3 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Short.
  • Axil: Woolly.
  • Radial spine: 10 – 21, reddish brown, becoming gray, to 12 mm (0.5 in) long.
  • Central spine: 3 – 4, reddish-brown, later gray, straight, stiff, stout, to 35 mm (1.4 in) long.
  • Flower: Borne vertically, 2.5 – 5 cm (1 – 2 in) long, floral tubes long.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, red, to 12 mm (0.5 in) long.
  • Seed:
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: 0? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Magdalena and Santa Margarita Islands, Baja California Sur, rarely on the adjacent mainland, Mexico. Altitude 10 – 100 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 132.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 166 as Cochemiea halei.
  • Synonymes:
    Cochemiea halei

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