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Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana

  • First description by Britton & Rose, Cact. 4: 160 (1923)

  • Body: Plants branching basally and forming clumps. Stems globose to short cylindrical, bright green, 5 – 6 cm (2 – 2.4 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Occasionally with latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement: 13 – 21
  • Tubercule: Tubercules tapered cylindrical, rounded apically.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 30 – 40 or more, fine needle-like, straight to slightly twisting, white, to 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: 4 – 6, reddish brown with dark tips, 7 – 9 mm (0.3 – 0.4 in) long, lower one hooked.
  • Flower: Delicately fragrant, pink to purplish pink, to 20 mm (0.8 in) in diameter. Stigmas white.
  • Fruit: Bluntly club shaped, white to dull pinkish red, to 8 mm (0.3 in) long.
  • Seed: Brownish black, finely pitted.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Jalisco, Michoacan and Zacatecas, Mexico. Altitude 1.200 – 2.500 m.
  • Comments: This species appears to be closely related to M. mercadensis. A species that is quite variable in appearance, the only special requirement is that the potting mix be open and freely draining. Does better in strong indirect light, as it is subject to sunburn when exposed to the direct rays of the sun.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 149.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 424.
  • Synonymes:
    M. fuscohamata

    M. kleiniorum

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Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana (syn. M. fuscohamata) – DH539-96 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana (syn. M. fuscohamata) – ML 302 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – L1048 – GK3827-93 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 292 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 299 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 299 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 584 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 584 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 586 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 589 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Jaliscana/Mammillaria jaliscana ssp jaliscana – ML 589 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


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