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Mammillaria klissingiana

  • First description by Boedeker, Zeitschr. Sukkulentenk. 3: 123 (1927)

  • Body: Plants solitary to sometimes branching. Stems globose to short cylindrical, rounded apically, to 16 cm (6.3 in) high and 9 cm (3.5 in) in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: With latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Firm, rounded pyramidal to conical.
  • Axil: With many white bristles to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Radial spine: 30 – 35, spreading, straight, white, to 5 mm long.
  • Central spine: 2 – 4, awl-like, white with darker tips, to 2 mm long.
  • Flower: Pink, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long and 8 mm (0.3 in) in diameter. Stigmas yellow.
  • Fruit: Club shaped, 5 – 6 mm (0.2 in) long.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate: Along the top edge of vertical limestone cliffs in indirect sun.
  • Geographic Distribution: Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Altitude 870 – 2.300 m.
  • Comments: Forms are available that produce fairly large heads with few offsets, and other forms will produce many smaller offsets. Can withstand full sun when properly acclimatized. Although a fairly slow grower, will produce large clumps given enough time. Best grown in a shallow pot.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 156.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 425.
  • Synonymes:
    M. brauneana

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Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. Brauneana) Photo Giuseppe Ruini.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. brauneana ) – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana (syn. M. brauneana) – Photo Willy 1.jpg


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Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana – ML 470 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana – ML 470 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana – ML 473 – Photo Michel Lacoste 1.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana – ML 473 – Photo Michel Lacoste 2.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana – ML 473 – Photo Michel Lacoste 3.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Klissingiana/Mammillaria klissingiana in ground – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


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