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Mammillaria vetula ssp lacostei

  • First description by PLEIN & WEBER ssp nova

    MART. ssp lacostei

    MAfM 27(4): 203-212 (2003)

  • Body: Stems cylindrical, to 13 cm long, 1 – 3 cm in diameter. Strongly offsetting, forming large clumps, heads oblong, bright greenish, in the lower part greenish-yellow, to 6 cm long and 3 cm in diameter.
  • Roots: 4 mm wide, conical to nearly cylindrically, 6 mm long, at the point rounded.
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: 2 mm in diameter, somewhat inclined, with whitish-yellow wool, later naked.
  • Axil: Naked.
  • Radial spine: 20 – 22, irregularly radiating, somewhat protuding, into one another interweave, to 7 mm long, glassily, straight, needle-like.
  • Central spine: 6 – 8, usually 8, pointing upwards, to 11 mm long, stronger than the radials, straight, needle-like, amber coloured, to the base dark brown
  • Flower: Small, about 15 mm long and 10 mm in diameter, whitish cream with greenish midstripe.
  • Fruit: Red, club-shped, to 15 mm long, to 4 mm in diameter.
  • Seed: Black, 1,2 mm long.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature: -8? C.
  • Habitat Substrate: Lime plates.
  • Geographic Distribution: Guanajuato, Mexico. Altitude 1.800 – 1.950 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography: AfM journal (4) 2003
  • Synonymes:

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Mammillaria Vetula/Mammillaria vetula ssp lacostei – Photo Hugo De Cock.jpg


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