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Mammillaria heidiae

  • First description by Krainz, Kakt. and Sukk. 26(10): 217 (1975)

  • Body: Plants solitary or forming clumps. Stems globose to 3 cm (1.2 in) high and 5.5 cm (2.2 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: Fibrous.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical.
  • Axil: With one or five thin, white bristles to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Radial spine: 16 – 24, straight, bristle-like, flexible, thin, glassy white, to 11 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: 0 – 2, hooked or straight, reddish brown, yellow basally, somewhat flexible, to 12 mm (0.5 in) long.
  • Flower: Yellowish green, to 30 mm (1.2 in) long and in diameter.
  • Fruit: Green, becoming brown.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: North of Acatlan, Puebla, Mexico. altitude 1.000 – 1.600 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 133.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 422.
  • Synonymes:
    M. zephyranthoides var heidiae

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