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Mammillaria humboldtii

  • First description by Ehrenberg, Linnaea 14: 378 (1840)

  • Body: Plants solitary to many-stemmed. Stems depressed globose to globose, light green, to 7 cm (2.8 in) high and in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Without latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Tubercules cylindrical, rounded above.
  • Axil: With wool and white bristles.
  • Radial spine: up to 80 or more, unequal, white, 4 – 6 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Bright purplish pink, to 25 mm (1 in) long and 15 mm (0.6 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, probably red.
  • Seed: Black.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): April, May.
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Hidalgo, Mexico. Altitude 1.350 – 1.500 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 144.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 423.
  • Synonymes:

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Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – Flowers in January – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – ML 150 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – ML 150 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – ML 153 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – ML 165 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – ML 165 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – Photo Luc.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – Photo Manfred Stober.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Humboldtii/Mammillaria humboldtii var. intermedia – GK4105-97 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


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