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Mammillaria hernandezii

  • First description by Glass & Foster, Cact. Succ. J. (US) 55(1): 22 (1983)

  • Body: Plants usually solitary. Stems depressed globose to globose, rich green, 2.5 – 4.5 cm (1 – 1.8 in) in diameter.
  • Roots: Somewhat fleshy.
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Pyramidal.
  • Axil: With short white wool.
  • Radial spine: 17 – 25, radiating, somewhat curved backward, not interlacing, white, 1.2 – 2.2 mm long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Cherry red to pale magenta, to 20 mm (0.8 in) long.
  • Fruit: Remains embedded in the stem.
  • Seed: Large, black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
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  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 2.300 m.
  • Comments: Not too difficult to raise from seed. Clumping in cultivation. Needs gritty substrate and careful watering (not too generous).
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 134.

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

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Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – GK4115-93 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – ML 250 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


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Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – ML 250 – Photo Michel Lacoste 4.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – Photo Franck Martin 2.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – Photo Franck Martin.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – Photo Norman Dennis – Clumping plant view without flowers.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – Photo Norman Dennis 8 cm plant with 51 buds.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Hernandezii/Mammillaria hernandezii – Photo Luc.jpg


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Monstruosous And Cristate/Mammillaria hernandezii f. cristata – Photo Picaillon.jpg