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Mammillaria laui ssp laui

  • First description by Hunt, Cact. Succ. J. (GB) 41(4): 100 (1979)

  • Body: Plants forming clusters. Stems depressed globose to globose or short oblong, to 6 cm (2.4 in) high and 4.5 cm (1.8 in) in diameter, densely covered by spines.
  • Roots:
  • Sap:
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Cylindrical
  • Axil: Nakes or with sparse wool.
  • Radial spine: 35 – 60 or more, in several series, hairlike, stiff, white, 6 – 9 mm (0.2 – 0.4 in) long.
  • Central spine: Absent.
  • Flower: Carmine, to 15 mm (0.6 in) long and 12 mm (0.5 in) in diameter.
  • Fruit: Cylindrical to club shaped, white or pale pink, to 10 mm (0.4 in) long.
  • Seed:
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe): Spring.
  • Minimum temperature: -4? C.
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Tamaulipas, Mexico. Altitude 1.000 – 1.600 m.
  • Comments: An easily grown species that responds well to average Mammillaria soils and an average watering schedule. Irregular clumps will start forming at an early age, and repotting may need to done at least two year intervals, if not sooner. For the best spine formation, give high levels of indirect light, and be careful with the watering.
  • Bibliography:
    John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 161.

    Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 426.
  • Synonymes:
    M. laui fa laui

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Mammillaria Laui/Mammillaria laui ssp laui (fleurs blanches ) – DH1055-97 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Laui/Mammillaria laui ssp laui (nova) – L1496 – Hog-01 – Photo Aymeric de Barmon.jpg


Mammillaria Laui/Mammillaria laui ssp laui (white flowers) – Photo Willy.jpg


Mammillaria Laui/Mammillaria laui ssp laui – ML 127 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Laui/Mammillaria laui ssp laui – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Laui/Mammillaria laui ssp laui – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Laui/Mammillaria laui ssp laui – Photo Willy 3.jpg


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