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Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha

  • First description by Lau, Cact. Succ. J. (US) 55(2): 69 (1983)

  • Body: Plants solitary to clustering, with 4 to 7 heads. Stems 8 – 10 cm high, 5 – 6 cm in diameter.
  • Roots:
  • Sap: Sometimes with latex.
  • Tubercule arrangement:
  • Tubercule: Conical to cylindrical.
  • Axil: With white wool at first, later naked.
  • Radial spine: 27 – 30, 4 – 6 mm long, curving, hooked, sometimes slightly twisted, thin.
  • Central spine: 4 – 6 curved and hooked.
  • Flower: Purple-pink, edged greenish brown. 20 mm long, 15 mm in diameter.
  • Fruit: Brownish red with reddish base.
  • Seed: Brown.
  • Flowering period in Cultivation (Europe):
  • Minimum temperature:
  • Habitat Substrate:
  • Geographic Distribution: Oaxaca, Mexico. Altitude 700 – 850 m.
  • Comments:
  • Bibliography: <br>John Pilbeam (1999) – Mammillaria The Cactus File Handbook – page 245.
    <br>Edward F. Anderson (2001) – The Cactus Family – page 440.
  • Synonymes: <br>M. leptacantha
    <br>M. rekoi var leptacantha

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Mammillaria Dixanthocentron/Mammillaria dixanthocentron (leptacantha)- Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha (aurilongispina) – Photo Paul.jpg


Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha (syn. M. leptacantha) – ML 263 – Photo Michel Lacoste.jpg


Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha – Photo Norman Dennis 2.jpg


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Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha – Photo Norman Dennis.jpg


Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha – Photo Josef Matousek.jpg


Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha – Photo Philou.jpg


Mammillaria Rekoi/Mammillaria rekoi ssp leptacantha fleurs jaunes – Photo Willy Bovis.jpg


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